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Highlights: Phil Niekro is a Hall of Fame pitcher who is best remembered for his knuckleball pitch. He played for the Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays.

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Phil Niekro is a former MLB pitcher who played for 24 seasons with the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1963-1984, 1987), New York Yankees (1984-1985), Cleveland Indians (1986-1987) and Toronto Blue Jays (1987.) A 1997 inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Niekro recorded 3,342 strikeouts, 318 wins and an ERA of 3.35 during his career. He also pitched a no-hitter for the Braves in 1973. He was known as one of the rare knuckleball pitchers in the majors and was selected to five All-Star Games (1969, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1984.) Niekro additionally won five Gold Gloves for his defense in three straight seasons from 1978-1980 and again in 1982 and 1983.

In 1967, he went 11-9 with nine complete games while his ERA of 1.87 led MLB. He similarly led the league in wins twice, first in 1974 with 20. That season saw him pitch 302.1 innings to go along with 18 complete games, both stats that also led the majors. Niekro again led baseball in wins in 1979 at the age of 40 with 21. From 1977-1979, he led the league every year in complete games, batters faced and innings pitched. Niekro’s 121 victories earned after his 40th birthday is an MLB record. In 1980, Niekro won the Roberto Clemente Award, honoring his on-the-field prowess, strong sportsmanship and work in the community. His jersey #35 has been retired by Atlanta and he is a member of the Braves Hall of Fame.

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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 mem ... read more

Atlanta Braves Knuckleball Pitcher Phil Niekro Signs Autographs at Newman Stores Opening

NEWNAN, GA. — Hall of Fame knuckleball pitcher, Phil Niekro, appeared at Ollies Bargain Outlet in Newnan, Georgia for the Newnan stores grand opening on Weds, March 18, to meet an greet fans & to sign autographs. The event began at 10 a.m., but fans arrived at the store as early as 7:30 a ... read more

Baseball Hall of Famer Phil Niekro Signs Autographs in Garden City, NY

Baseball Hall of Famer Phil Niekro appeared at an autograph signing Thursday May 16th, at the Steiner Sports Store at Roosevelt Field in Garden City, NY. The signing began at 6:30 p.m. and continued until 8:00 p.m. Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, Phil Niekro, is a popular keynote speaker says PFP Ta ... read more

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