Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame:
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame:
Memorable Moments for Joe Morgan
- 14 July 1988 - With Boston nine games out of first place at 43-42, the Red Sox fire manager John McNamara and replace him with third base coach and Walpole, MA native Joe Morgan.
- 25 July 1988 - Boston wins its 12th straight game under new manager Joe Morgan, beating Texas 2-0 in Arlington moving to within 1-1/2 games of first-place New York.