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PHIL NIEKRO

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1959-1987
Positions
P-902
Born
April 1, 1939  (75.241)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Bridgeport  (Bridgeport,OH)
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1959 by MLB 
Signed by
Full Name
Phillip Henry Niekro 
TBC Player ID
15981
MLB Debut
April 15, 1964  (25.014)
Brother of Joe Niekro, Uncle of Lance Niekro

Control
56
K-Rating
58
Efficiency
61
vsPower
44

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OFF THE FIELD
YearLeagueAward Description 
1969MLB-NLNL Cy Young Award (Voting Rank: #2) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #9) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1974MLB-NLNL Cy Young Award (Voting Rank: #3) 
1975MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1978MLB-NLNL Cy Young Award (Voting Rank: #6) 
 MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (P) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #17) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1979MLB-NLNL Cy Young Award (Voting Rank: #6) 
 MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (P) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #20) 
1980MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (P) 
 MLBRoberto Clemente Award 
1982MLB-NLNL Cy Young Award (Voting Rank: #5) 
 MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (P) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1983MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (P) 
1984MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1993MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (278 votes - 65.72%) 
1994MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (273 votes - 59.87%) 
1995MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (286 votes - 62.17%) 
1996MLBHall of Fame Ballot Voting (321 votes - 68.3%) 
1997MLBElected to Hall of Fame (380 votes - 80.34%) 


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