Joseph Akin Murphy
- Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown
- Height 5' 11", Weight 160 lb.
- School Saint Louis University
- Debut April 28, 1886
- Final Game August 19, 1887
- Born September 7, 1866 in St. Louis, MO USA
- Died March 28, 1951 in Coral Gables, FL USA
Joe Murphy became the sports editor for the St.Louis Globe-Democrat and the Chicago Tribune and a well-known horse race track official. He retired to Florida about 1936.