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Joe Niekro  

Joe Niekro  

Played: 1967-1988 ... MLB: 1967-1988

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Proper Name
Joseph Franklin Niekro
High Level
MLB (1967-1988)
pos
p (702)
Height
6-1
Weight
190
Bats
Right
Throws
Right
Died
Oct 27,2006 (61.354)
Colleges
West Liberty University (West Liberty,West Virginia)
Drafted
MLB Debut
TBC ID
15980
MLBAM ID
Retrosheet
relations
Brother of Phil Niekro, Father of Lance Niekro
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Pitching Statistics
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year team name league level org age   # role   w   l   g gs cg sh gr gf sv ip   h   r er hr bb so wp bk hb era whip h9 hr9 bb9 so9 ra9 so/bb
1967 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 22 48 St/Rel 10 7 36 22 7 2 14 9 0 169.2 171 68 63 15 32 77 1 0 2 3.34 1.20 9.07 0.80 1.70 4.08 3.61 2.41
1968 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 23 48 Starter 14 10 34 29 2 1 5 4 2 177.0 204 93 85 18 59 65 3 0 3 4.32 1.49 10.37 0.92 3.00 3.31 4.73 1.10
1969 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 24 48 St/Rel 0 1 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 19.1 24 9 8 3 6 7 0 0 0 3.72 1.55 11.17 1.40 2.79 3.26 4.19 1.17
1969 San Diego Padres NL MLB sdn 24 37 Starter 8 17 37 31 8 3 6 6 0 202.0 213 91 83 15 45 55 4 0 0 3.70 1.28 9.49 0.67 2.00 2.45 4.05 1.22
1970 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 25 19 Starter 12 13 38 34 6 2 4 2 0 213.0 221 107 96 28 72 101 1 0 3 4.06 1.38 9.34 1.18 3.04 4.27 4.52 1.40
1971 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 26 19 Rel/St 6 7 31 15 0 0 16 5 1 122.1 136 62 61 13 49 43 2 0 2 4.49 1.51 10.01 0.96 3.60 3.16 4.56 0.88
1972 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 27 19 Rel/St 3 2 18 7 1 0 11 4 1 47.0 62 20 20 3 8 24 2 0 1 3.83 1.49 11.87 0.57 1.53 4.60 3.83 3.00
1973 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 28 36 Reliever 2 4 20 0 0 0 20 11 3 24.0 23 11 11 2 11 12 3 0 0 4.12 1.42 8.62 0.75 4.12 4.50 4.12 1.09
1974 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 29 32 Rel/St 3 2 27 2 0 0 25 9 0 43.0 36 19 17 5 18 31 3 0 2 3.56 1.26 7.53 1.05 3.77 6.49 3.98 1.72
1975 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 30 36 Rel/St 6 4 40 4 1 1 36 21 4 88.0 79 32 30 3 39 54 2 0 2 3.07 1.34 8.08 0.31 3.99 5.52 3.27 1.38
1976 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 31 36 Rel/St 4 8 36 13 0 0 23 5 0 118.0 107 60 44 8 56 77 8 0 1 3.36 1.38 8.16 0.61 4.27 5.87 4.58 1.38
1977 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 32 36 Rel/St 13 8 44 14 9 2 30 12 5 180.2 155 66 61 14 64 101 5 1 1 3.04 1.21 7.72 0.70 3.19 5.03 3.29 1.58
1978 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 33 36 Starter 14 14 35 29 10 1 6 2 0 202.2 190 97 87 13 73 97 9 0 9 3.86 1.30 8.44 0.58 3.24 4.31 4.31 1.33
1979 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 34 36 Starter 21 11 38 38 11 5 0 0 0 263.2 221 102 88 17 107 119 19 0 7 3.00 1.24 7.54 0.58 3.65 4.06 3.48 1.11
1980 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 35 36 Starter 20 12 37 36 11 2 1 1 0 256.0 268 119 101 12 79 127 12 0 4 3.55 1.36 9.42 0.42 2.78 4.46 4.18 1.61
1981 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 36 36 Starter 9 9 24 24 5 2 0 0 0 166.0 150 60 52 8 47 77 7 0 0 2.82 1.19 8.13 0.43 2.55 4.17 3.25 1.64
1982 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 37 36 Starter 17 12 35 35 16 5 0 0 0 270.0 224 79 74 12 64 130 19 0 5 2.47 1.07 7.47 0.40 2.13 4.33 2.63 2.03
1983 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 38 36 Starter 15 14 38 38 9 1 0 0 0 263.2 238 115 102 15 101 152 14 1 3 3.48 1.29 8.12 0.51 3.45 5.19 3.93 1.50
1984 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 39 36 Starter 16 12 38 38 6 1 0 0 0 248.1 223 104 84 16 89 127 12 1 4 3.04 1.26 8.08 0.58 3.23 4.60 3.77 1.43
1985 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 40 36 Starter 9 12 32 32 4 1 0 0 0 213.0 197 100 88 21 99 117 21 1 5 3.72 1.39 8.32 0.89 4.18 4.94 4.23 1.18
1985 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 40 31 Starter 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 12.1 14 8 8 3 8 4 0 0 0 5.84 1.78 10.22 2.19 5.84 2.92 5.84 0.50
1986 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 41 39,47 Starter 9 10 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 125.2 139 84 68 15 63 59 10 1 1 4.87 1.61 9.95 1.07 4.51 4.23 6.02 0.94
1987 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 42 39 Starter 3 4 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 50.2 40 25 20 4 19 30 0 0 4 3.55 1.16 7.11 0.71 3.37 5.33 4.44 1.58
1987 Minnesota Twins AL MLB min 42 36 Starter 4 9 19 18 0 0 1 0 0 96.1 115 76 67 11 45 54 13 0 6 6.26 1.66 10.74 1.03 4.20 5.04 7.10 1.20
1988 Minnesota Twins AL MLB min 43 36 Rel/St 1 1 5 2 0 0 3 2 0 11.2 16 13 13 2 9 7 2 3 0 10.03 2.14 12.34 1.54 6.94 5.40 10.03 0.78
Total MLB (22 yrs) -- MLB -- -- -- -- 221 204 702 500 107 29 202 93 16 3,584.0 3466 1620 1431 276 1262 1747 172 8 65 3.59 1.32 8.70 0.69 3.17 4.39 4.07 1.38
Total AL (7 yrs) -- AL -- -- -- -- 40 47 147 112 8 2 35 13 2 679.0 743 395 353 79 273 322 30 4 17 4.68 1.50 9.85 1.05 3.62 4.27 5.24 1.18
Total NL (16 yrs) -- NL -- -- -- -- 181 157 555 388 99 27 167 80 14 2,905.0 2723 1225 1078 197 989 1425 142 4 48 3.34 1.28 8.44 0.61 3.06 4.41 3.80 1.44
Batting Statistics
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year team name league level org age   #   g ab   r   h 2b 3b hr rbi sb cs bb so hp sh sf iw dp tb pa xb 1b avg obp slg ops seca iso babip bb% so% so/bb ab/hr
1967 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 22 48 36 46 5 9 2 0 0 11 1 0 1 13 0 9 2 0 1 11 58 2 7 .196 .204 .239 .443 .087 .043 .257 1.72 22.41 13.00 --
1968 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 23 48 34 60 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 23 0 9 0 0 1 6 73 0 6 .100 .156 .100 .256 .067 .000 .162 5.48 31.51 5.75 --
1969 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 24 48 4 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 1 0 .200 .200 .400 .600 .200 .200 .250 0.00 16.67 -- --
1969 San Diego Padres NL MLB sdn 24 37 38 51 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 17 0 5 1 0 3 7 63 1 5 .118 .207 .137 .344 .137 .020 .171 9.52 26.98 2.83 --
1970 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 25 19 39 66 8 13 3 1 0 7 0 0 7 17 0 15 0 0 0 18 88 4 9 .197 .274 .273 .547 .182 .076 .265 7.95 19.32 2.43 --
1971 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 26 19 32 30 5 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 9 0 6 0 0 0 5 38 1 3 .133 .188 .167 .354 .100 .033 .190 5.26 23.68 4.50 --
1972 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 27 19 18 12 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 14 1 2 .250 .308 .333 .641 .167 .083 .375 7.14 28.57 4.00 --
1973 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 28 36 20 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 .000 .000 .500 0.00 33.33 -- --
1974 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 29 32 27 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.00 16.67 -- --
1975 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 30 36 40 14 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 18 0 3 .214 .313 .214 .527 .143 .000 .250 11.11 11.11 1.00 --
1976 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 31 36 36 27 1 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 8 0 4 0 0 0 10 32 3 2 .185 .214 .370 .585 .222 .185 .222 3.13 25.00 8.00 27.00
1977 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 32 36 44 50 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 13 0 3 0 0 2 7 55 0 7 .140 .173 .140 .313 .040 .000 .189 3.64 23.64 6.50 --
1978 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 33 36 36 65 6 9 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 18 0 9 0 0 2 11 74 2 7 .138 .138 .169 .308 .031 .031 .191 0.00 24.32 -- --
1979 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 34 36 38 83 1 10 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 21 0 13 1 0 0 12 99 2 8 .120 .140 .145 .284 .048 .024 .159 2.02 21.21 10.50 --
1980 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 35 36 37 80 7 22 5 0 0 10 0 0 4 15 0 18 0 0 2 27 102 5 17 .275 .310 .338 .647 .113 .063 .338 3.92 14.71 3.75 --
1981 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 36 36 24 51 1 9 1 0 0 6 0 0 2 10 0 11 0 0 0 10 64 1 8 .176 .208 .196 .404 .059 .020 .220 3.13 15.63 5.00 --
1982 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 37 36 35 89 2 8 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 30 0 7 1 0 1 10 98 2 6 .090 .099 .112 .211 .034 .022 .133 1.02 30.61 30.00 --
1983 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 38 36 38 85 1 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 22 1 12 0 0 1 10 98 2 6 .094 .105 .118 .222 .024 .024 .127 0.00 22.45 -- --
1984 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 39 36 38 83 4 11 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 21 0 11 0 0 0 11 96 0 11 .133 .153 .133 .285 .024 .000 .177 2.08 21.88 10.50 --
1985 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 40 36 32 68 6 17 1 0 0 6 0 0 1 16 0 10 1 0 4 18 80 1 16 .250 .257 .265 .522 .029 .015 .321 1.25 20.00 16.00 --
Total MLB (19 yrs) -- MLB -- -- -- 646 973 55 152 26 1 1 72 1 0 38 262 1 147 6 0 17 183 1165 28 124 .156 .188 .188 .376 .072 .032 .211 3.26 22.49 6.89 973.00
Total AL (3 yrs) -- AL -- -- -- 89 108 15 20 5 1 0 10 0 0 10 30 0 22 0 0 0 27 140 6 14 .185 .254 .250 .504 .157 .065 .256 7.14 21.43 3.00 --
Total NL (16 yrs) -- NL -- -- -- 557 865 40 132 21 0 1 62 1 0 28 232 1 125 6 0 17 156 1025 22 110 .153 .179 .180 .359 .061 .028 .205 2.73 22.63 8.29 865.00
Fielding Statistics
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year team name league level mlb age pos   g gs inn po   a   e dp tc tsc sb cs sb% fpct rfg rfi rf9i tm shr pl shr tm rk
1967 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 22 p 36 0 169.2 10 26 0 1 36 36 0 0 0 1.000 1.0 0.21 1.91 22.4 100.0 4
1968 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 23 p 34 0 177.1 9 33 0 2 42 42 0 0 0 1.000 1.2 0.24 2.13 21.0 100.0 5
1969 San Diego Padres NL MLB sdn 24 p 37 0 202.0 19 29 5 1 53 48 0 0 0 .906 1.3 0.24 2.14 22.8 97.4 6
1969 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 24 p 4 0 19.1 2 5 0 1 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.8 0.37 3.30 2.5 100.0 12
1970 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 25 p 38 0 213.0 17 35 1 1 53 52 0 0 0 .981 1.4 0.24 2.20 23.5 97.4 6
1971 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 26 p 31 0 122.0 9 25 1 1 35 34 0 0 0 .971 1.1 0.28 2.51 19.1 96.9 5
1972 Detroit Tigers AL MLB det 27 p 18 0 47.0 5 4 0 1 9 9 2 1 66.7 1.000 0.5 0.19 1.72 11.5 100.0 9
1973 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 28 p 20 0 24.0 2 5 0 2 7 7 3 2 60.0 1.000 0.4 0.29 2.62 12.4 100.0 9
1974 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 29 p 27 0 43.0 4 8 0 1 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 0.4 0.28 2.51 16.7 100.0 9
1975 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 30 p 40 0 88.0 7 13 0 0 20 20 0 0 0 1.000 0.5 0.23 2.05 24.8 100.0 3
1976 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 31 p 36 0 118.0 9 13 3 1 25 22 0 0 0 .880 0.6 0.19 1.68 22.2 100.0 4
1977 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 32 p 44 0 180.2 11 31 0 7 42 42 0 0 0 1.000 1.0 0.23 2.10 27.2 100.0 3
1978 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 33 p 35 0 202.2 18 21 0 3 39 39 0 0 0 1.000 1.1 0.19 1.74 21.6 97.2 4
1979 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 34 p 38 0 263.2 14 39 0 4 53 53 0 0 0 1.000 1.4 0.20 1.81 23.5 100.0 3
1980 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 35 p 37 0 256.0 17 37 2 2 56 54 0 0 0 .964 1.5 0.21 1.90 22.7 100.0 4
1981 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 36 p 24 0 166.0 11 23 0 1 34 34 0 0 0 1.000 1.4 0.20 1.84 21.8 100.0 4
1982 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 37 p 35 0 270.0 22 42 3 2 67 64 0 0 0 .955 1.8 0.24 2.13 21.6 100.0 4
1983 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 38 p 38 0 263.2 9 36 4 0 49 45 0 0 0 .918 1.2 0.17 1.54 23.5 100.0 5
1984 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 39 p 38 0 248.1 19 39 2 5 60 58 0 0 0 .967 1.5 0.23 2.10 23.5 100.0 6
1985 Houston Astros NL MLB hou 40 p 32 0 213.0 14 34 1 1 49 48 0 0 0 .980 1.5 0.23 2.03 19.8 100.0 8
1985 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 40 p 3 0 12.1 3 2 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.7 0.41 3.72 1.9 100.0 15
1986 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 41 p 25 0 125.2 9 13 1 2 23 22 0 0 0 .957 0.9 0.18 1.58 15.4 100.0 8
1987 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 42 p 8 0 50.2 5 5 1 0 11 10 0 0 0 .909 1.3 0.20 1.79 4.9 100.0 13
1987 Minnesota Twins AL MLB min 42 p 19 0 96.1 6 11 1 1 18 17 0 0 0 .944 0.9 0.18 1.59 11.7 100.0 10
1988 Minnesota Twins AL MLB min 43 p 5 0 11.2 2 3 0 1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.0 0.45 4.02 3.1 100.0 16
Total MLB (22 yrs) -- MLB -- p 702 0 3,579 253 532 25 41 810 785 5 3 62.5 .969 1.1 0.22 1.97 -- -- --
Yearly Fielding Positional Grid
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year category   p   c 1b 2b 3b ss lf cf rf of dh
1967 MLB 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 MLB 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1969 MLB 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 MLB 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971 MLB 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 MLB 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 MLB 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 MLB 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 MLB 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 MLB 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 MLB 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 MLB 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 MLB 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 MLB 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 MLB 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 MLB 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 MLB 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 MLB 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 MLB 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 MLB 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 MLB 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0