Hall of Famer Phil Niekro to Make Appearance at Avon Park, FL Grand Opening and Autograph Signing – May 10


AVON PARK, FL – Meet five-time All-Star and Baseball Hall of Famer Phil Niekro in Avon Park, FL at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet grand opening and autograph signing on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Phil Niekro will make an appearance at 10:00 a.m. to meet and greet fans and sign autographs and memorabilia. The event will take place at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, 1020 US Highway 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825. Source: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

According to the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet website 250 tickets will be distributed at 7:30 a.m. so fans wishing to meet Phil Niekro are urged to get there early to not miss this opportunity.

“Hall of Fame Pitcher Phil Niekro will be on site to celebrate! 250 tickets will be distributed at 7:30 am on Wednesday, May 10th for the Phil Niekro autograph session at the new store in Avon Park. Tickets are limited to one (1) per customer. Autograph session will start at 10am.”

Phil Niekro is a former MLB pitcher who played for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves from 1964–1983, the New York Yankees from 1984–1985, the Cleveland Indians from 1986–1987, the Toronto Blue Jays in 1987 and the Atlanta Braves again in 1987. Niekro, known for his trademark knuckleball pitch, is a five-time All-Star for 1969, 1975, 1978, 1982 and 1984 plus he is a five-time Gold Glove Award winner for 1978 to 1980, 1982 and 1983. Niekro is the MLB ERA leader for 1967 plus National League strikeout leader for 1977 as well as two-time National League wins leader for 1974 and 1979. Phil Niekro’s number 35 was retired by the Atlanta Braves in 1984 plus he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997.

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