Baseball Hall of Fame member Joe Morgan passed away at the age of 77.
USA Today Sports reported it all on Monday.
It was mainly thanks to his patience at the bat that Morgan has enjoyed success during his career. His 1,865 walks put him in fifth place in the history of the major leagues in this category.
Morgan was particularly successful with the Cincinnati Reds, notably winning the National League MVP in 1975 and 1976.
The second baseman also wore the colors of the Houston Astros, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies and Oakland Athletics during his 22-season run, between 1963 and 1984. He averaged in stick of .271 and an average trail attendance of .392.
The world of major baseball has been particularly grieved in recent months with the deaths of Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Tom Seaver and Lou Brock.