Big Red Machine http://wvxu.org en Reds honor Joe Morgan this weekend http://wvxu.org/post/reds-honor-joe-morgan-weekend <p>All the Reds players who made up the Great Eight will be taking part in the dedication ceremonies for the new Joe Morgan statue at Great American Ball Park this weekend.&nbsp;</p><p>Reds Hall of Fame executive director Rick Walls says Morgan was one of the last players to join the famed starting eight on the Big Red Machine of the 1970's.</p><p>"Joe was one of the final pieces that came in '72 in the trade with Cesar Geronimo," said Walls.&nbsp; "So the last two starting members came in, that kind of solidified that group, and when that group of eight played together it was so special."</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 16983 at http://wvxu.org Reds honor Joe Morgan this weekend