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Phil Niekro AS-5AW-7HOF

+ Played in Major Leagues 1964-1987
Biography Data
Positions: P-902
Proper Name: Phillip Henry Niekro
Born: April 1, 1939 (76.121)
Place Blaine, Ohio
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 180 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)
College:
Drafted: 1959 -- Signed as free agent by Milwaukee Braves
MLB Debut:April 15,1964 (25.014)
TBC Player ID:15981
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Career Activity
Organizations:MLN, ATL, NYA, CLE, TOR
Signed by:Bill Maughn
Relationship(s):Brother of Joe Niekro, Uncle of Lance Niekro

Scouting Scores
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56 58 61 44
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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed as Free Agent by Braves.
    Released by Blue Jays.
    Traded by Indians to Blue Jays for Don Gordon and Darryl Landrum.
    Signed as Free Agent by Indians.
    Released by Yankees.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Released by Braves.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Milwaukee Braves in 1959.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1987Atlanta Braves$ 60,000595360$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1987Toronto Blue Jays$ 60,000595330$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1987Cleveland Indians$ 60,000595400$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Cleveland Indians$ 300,0003441151$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985New York Yankees$ 600,0001611273$ 60,000$ 370,780

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