Originally Posted by GAC
There were some huge egos on the BRM, and Rose and Morgan were two of the biggest. I don't think they really cared much for each other (IMO), but respected each other for their talents, and set that aside when it came time to stepping onto that playing field.
The media (and fans) will try to make more of this BP thing more then what it really is. Baseball has always had it's loud mouths spouting off. But as long as they gave it their all on that field, contributed, and came through, I could care less.
Absolutely. Ken Griffey Sr.was quoted in Joe Posnanski's "The Machine" as calling Bench and Morgan "jerks" (actually his language was a bit stronger than that
). I would have loved to have played on the BRM but in reading Posnanski's book I also decided that I would have probably wanted to have slugged Bench, Morgan and Rose during the '75 season had I been their teammate-all three of them could be insufferable egotistical jerks.