Joe Morgan was just one of a number of those players left us in 2020 after having worn the uniform of the Philadelphia Phillies during their career and who left an indelible impression on the fan base in the City of Brotherly Love.
What if the post-1980 Philadelphia Phillies had stayed pat for the most part? What if most of the trades made by general manager Paul Owens had not been considered or consummated?
When we examine the 1970's in the National League and compare Larry Bowa of the Phillies to the other top fielders at the shortstop position during the decade the answer seems obvious.
Gregg Murphy (or as he is affectionately known, 'Murph') was a member of the club's official broadcast team from 2012 through this past season. His primary role was to bring fans reports from various locations throughout Citizens Bank Park and road ballparks as games progressed.
If the Phillies succeed in bringing back the top catcher in the game, then the ball club can look towards another shot at contending in 2021. If that effort fails, the questions will only become greater as the winter moves along.