Home Sports Redskin Egger: Appreciating Joe Morgan, Big Red Machine as time relentlessly rolls on SportsRedskin Egger: Appreciating Joe Morgan, Big Red Machine as time relentlessly rolls on October 13, 2020 2 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp I was born almost exactly a year after the Reds swept the Yankees in the 1976 World Series, which means I’m neither old enough to relate stories of what it was like to watch Joe Morgan at his peak or qualified enough to completely put his incredible Hall of Fame career in the proper context. What I can tell you is what it was like to be melting in the early summer heat on the afternoon of June 17, 2017. That was the day the Reds finally unveiled their Pete Rose statue with a small ceremony that took place on Crosley Terrace hours before a brief on-field pregame commemoration later that day. Rose was there, of course, having been given Major League Baseball’s blessing to participate, as were a handful of other club dignitaries, but most importantly, Rose was joined on stage by six of the Big Red Machine’s legendary Great Eight. Only Cesar Geronimo was unable to make it. The other guys were there, including the “core four” members… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR What happened in football today: October 24 2020 NFL injuries: Michael Thomas, Joe Mixon out, while Sam Darnold returns in Week 7 [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Washington Football Team: Players team could trade away before deadline [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Wake Up Washington 10/24: Ron Rivera Nears The End Of His Cancer Fight [NFL: Washington Redskins] – 3 Keys For Washington Entering Its Week 7 Matchup Vs. The Cowboys Pat Riley’s thinking hasn’t changed. He wants more whales ‘if we can find them’ Anthony Brown’s arrival at Oregon adds desired spark in quarterback competition Aguero and Antonio suffer injuries in West Ham vs Man City draw [Washington Post] – Kendall Fuller, tied for NFL lead in interceptions, is thriving no matter where you play him [YouTube: Washington Redskins Videos] – The Beat | Episode 7 | The Rivalry Enters A New Era The NFC East’s woes; Miami’s Tua decision: Your Week 7 weekend roundup [Washington Post] – Washington’s Week 7 preview: Young receivers ‘have to step up’ against Cowboys LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.