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Phil Niekro
Philip Henry Niekro

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 180 lb.

MLB Debut April 15, 1964
Final Game September 27, 1987
Born April 1, 1939 in Blaine, OH

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1965 26 NYN NL   4   5  .444  62   0   0  21   3   0   78.0   61   320   24   21   8   29   5   1   52   3  0  2.42  
 1966 27 ATN NL   1   0 1.000  14   0   0   6   2   0   18.1   19    86   12   11   3   13   0   0   10   2  0  5.40  
 1967 28 ATN NL  14   8  .636  32  30   8   1   1   2  225.1  193   920   92   82  17   62   5   8  141  16  2  3.28  CY-13
 1968 29 ATN NL  13  14  .481  39  38   8   0   0   2  291.1  272  1183  107   95  18   64   9   7  155  12  4  2.93  CY-24
 1969 30 ATN NL  20  17  .541  41  40  18   1   0   4  322.2  285  1290  112   96  32   54   4   6  214   2  1  2.68  CY-11
 1970 31 ATN NL  11  11  .500  30  30  10   0   0   1  232.0  226   970  111  101  37   64   7   9  164   1  0  3.92  
 1971 32 ATN NL  16   8  .667  34  34   5   0   0   4  252.1  229  1047  100   85  19   88   1   4  164   4  0  3.03  CY-9
 1972 33 ATN NL  24  12  .667  41  41  15   0   0   4  319.1  296  1288  100   86  24   51   2  10  200  15  3  2.42  CY-6
 1973 34 ATN NL  11  12  .478  36  36   5   0   0   1  253.2  232  1072  108   92  24   91   4   5  134   8  0  3.26  
 1974 35 ATN NL  18  17  .514  42  41   7   0   0   2  303.0  271  1265  122  107  19   97   0   5  230   5  1  3.18  CY-14
 1975 36 ATN NL  10  20  .333  41  41   8   0   0   1  288.1  269  1185  136  115  26   67   1   3  156  18  2  3.59  
 1976 37 ATN NL  21  13  .618  38  38  10   0   0   4  287.2  230  1165  102   87  20   94   0   8  186  14  2  2.72  CY-4
 1977 38 ATN NL  12  20  .375  41  41  16   0   0   1  304.0  318  1362  164  148  25  146   2   7  261  20  7  4.38  
 1978 39 ATN NL  19  17  .528  43  42  16   1   0   2  323.1  282  1346  129  116  22  106   7   5  247  11  3  3.23  CY-6
 1979 40 ATN NL  16  18  .471  41  41  18   0   0   2  316.0  280  1295  149  138  35  103   6   2  186  10  1  3.93  CY-15
 1980 41 ATN NL  13  21  .382  39  38  11   1   0   1  280.0  265  1197  149  131  39  110   7   5  168  13  0  4.21  
 1981 42 ATN NL  12   6  .667  29  29   4   0   0   0  212.2  167   882   72   64  15   94   1   3  109   1  0  2.71  CY-14
 1982 43 ATN NL  15   9  .625  33  32   2   1   0   2  212.2  211   932  102   83  17   80   7   4  134   8  1  3.51  CY-17
 1983 44 ATN NL  11   7  .611  21  21   0   0   0   0  122.0  140   554   72   67  11   65   3   3   97   3  5  4.94  
 1984 45 CIN NL  12  15  .444  36  29   4   3   0   1  219.0  214   919   80   73  19   65   0   6  170   3  0  3.00  
 1985 46 CIN NL  10  18  .357  35  34   3   1   0   0  218.0  240   968  134  130  30  105   0   0  142   4  2  5.37  
 1986 47 ATN NL   5  18  .217  32  32   1   0   0   0  196.0  248   903  132  119  14   85   7   4   79   5  7  5.46  
 1987 48 SLN NL   6   8  .429  18  18   3   0   0   0  120.1  121   526   56   48  12   56   3   2   61   9  3  3.59  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 23 Seasons     294 294  .500 818 726 172  36   6  34 5396.0 5069 22675 2365 2095 486 1789  81 107 3460 187 44  3.49
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1965 26 NYN NL  37   28   3.3  11          3   0   0  .000   0    5    5 1.000   10    2  .833  -68   
 1966 27 ATN NL  51   12   6.0   3          1   1   0 1.000   0    1    1 1.000    1    0 1.000   94   
 1967 28 ATN NL  37   84   3.3   1  4.43   64  11   0  .172   6    9    2  .222   25    8  .758   37   
 1968 29 ATN NL  46  106   3.3   0  3.82   90  13   1  .144   3   10    7  .700   16   18  .471  -12   
 1969 30 ATN NL  40  112   3.1   0  3.50  100  12   0  .120   0   10    9  .900   24   10  .706    8   
 1970 31 ATN NL  32  113   4.4   0  4.77   71   8   1  .113   1    7    6  .857   15    5  .750  -57   
 1971 32 ATN NL  46  100   3.6   0  4.56   76  15   0  .197   1    8    5  .625   16    9  .640  -40   
 1972 33 ATN NL  39  116   3.3   0  4.68  109  20   3  .183   5   14    8  .571   12    2  .857  -36   
 1973 34 ATN NL  50  107   3.8   0  4.06   75   7   0  .093   2    4    2  .500   12    5  .706  -12   
 1974 35 ATN NL  36  120   3.5   0  3.46   96  15   0  .156   0   12    9  .750   30   14  .682    5   
 1975 36 ATN NL  45  112   3.5   0  3.32   89  10   0  .112   0   12    9  .750   16    5  .762  -94   
 1976 37 ATN NL  48  103   3.2   0  3.92   93  16   0  .172   4   12    8  .667   28    6  .824  -74   
 1977 38 ATN NL  44  174   5.2   0  3.80   94  10   0  .106   0   13   12  .923   25    2  .926    4   
 1978 39 ATN NL  48  128   3.6   0  4.38  107  20   0  .187   1   12   10  .833   24   15  .615  -10   
 1979 40 ATN NL  48  135   3.8   0  3.98  102  16   0  .157   0    9    9 1.000   21   10  .677  -43   
 1980 41 ATN NL  47  141   4.5   0  4.18   90  12   0  .133   2   13    8  .615   20    6  .769    8   
 1981 42 ATN NL  54   77   3.3   0  3.83   67   7   0  .104   0    8    8 1.000   15    5  .750  -38   
 1982 43 ATN NL  49  102   4.2   0  4.66   75   9   0  .120   2   12   10  .833    9    6  .600  -10   
 1983 44 ATN NL  42   80   6.0   0  5.90   41   5   0  .122   1    5    3  .600   13    3  .812    4   
 1984 45 CIN NL  45   94   3.9   1  3.59   63   4   0  .063   1   10    8  .800    4    0 1.000  -54   
 1985 46 CIN NL  56  138   5.7   0  3.79   64   8   0  .125   0   11    9  .818   25    9  .735    7   
 1986 47 ATN NL  57  139   6.4   0  4.41   56   5   0  .089   3    6    2  .333   17   10  .630  -11   
 1987 48 SLN NL  67   64   4.8   0  3.89   41   4   0  .098   0    4    2  .500    4    4  .500 -140   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 23 Seasons         2396   4.0  16       1667 228   5  .137  32  207  152  .734  382  154  .713  -24   2
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 46.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1965  NYN   60-102  Steve Dewing
 1966  ATN   89-73   Jim Taglia
 1967  ATN   74-88   Barry Davis, Jim Taglia
 1968  ATN   74-88   Brandon Colvin
 1969  ATN   85-77   Brandon Colvin
 1970  ATN   81-81   Brandon Colvin
 1971  ATN   89-73   Brandon Colvin
 1972  ATN   75-87   Rich McCoy, Tom Austad
 1973  ATN   59-103  Tom Austad
 1974  ATN   54-108  Tom Austad
 1975  ATN   62-100  Tom Austad
 1976  ATN   73-89   Tom Austad
 1977  ATN   61-101  Tom Austad, Roger Slane
 1978  ATN   78-84   Roger Slane
 1979  ATN   78-84   Roger Slane
 1980  ATN   81-81   Roger Slane
 1981  ATN   84-78   Rick Field
 1982  ATN   87-75   Rick Field
 1983  ATN  103-59   Rick Field
 1984  CIN   70-92   Alan Boodman
 1985  CIN   81-81   Alan Boodman
 1986  ATN   50-112  Rick Field
 1987  SLN   90-72   Mike Rescigno

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