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Joe Niekro AS-1AW-1WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1967-1988

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Biography Data
Positions: P-702
Proper Name: Joseph Franklin Niekro
Born: November 7, 1944
Place Martins Ferry, Ohio
Death October 27, 2006 (61.354)
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 190 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)
College: West Liberty State College
Drafted: 1966 -- 7th round (84th overall) by Cleveland Indians (Jan-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 16,1967 (22.160)
TBC Player ID:15980
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Career Activity
Organizations:CHN, SDN, DET, ATL, HOU, NYA, MIN
Relationship(s):Brother of Phil Niekro, Father of Lance Niekro

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  • The list of games below involve those where this player has accomplished at least one of a pre-defined list of feats or milestones throughout his career.
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Pitching Feats and Milestones for Joe Niekro
    Game DateTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    CHNPITL 5-6 @PIT   0.11000000002000--10-01st career game
    CHNNYNW 4-3 @NYNW  4.130000300017000--121-21st career win
    CHNHOUW 8-0 vs HOUWSHO930001300032000--142-2Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    CHNNYNW 5-0 vs NYNWSHO940000300033000--318-6Complete game/Shutout
    CHNPHIW 4-3 @PHISv  10000000003000--5618-131st career save
    SDNLANW 5-0 vs LANWSHO960001100032000--9027-22Complete game/Shutout
    SDNATLW 1-0 vs ATLWSHO960000200033000--9428-23Complete game/Shutout
    SDNMONW 1-0 @MONWSHO1060002500037000--10231-28Complete game/Shutout
    DETNYAW 5-0 vs NYAWSHO910002100030000--13141-41Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    ATLCHNW 10-2 @CHNW  10000001005000--20054-57200th career game
    HOUPITW 5-0 vs PITWSHO950002400034000--27462-67Complete game/Shutout
    HOUCHNW 1-0 vs CHNWSHO9400026000321913668%35174-78Complete game/Shutout
    HOUPITW 3-0 vs PITWSHO990002310035000--35275-78Complete game/Shutout
    HOUMONW 5-0 vs MONWSHO940001300030000--38688-91Complete game/Shutout
    HOUSFNW 4-1 vs SFNWCG921102100132000--38789-912-hitter
    HOUATLL 2-3 vs ATLLCG9932001110036000--39793-9711 Strikeouts
    HOUATLW 2-0 vs ATLWSHO950000700031000--40096-97Complete game/Shutout, 400th career game
    HOUCHNW 3-0 vs CHNWSHO950001100033000--40798-99Complete game/Shutout
    HOUATLW 4-1 @ATLW  961102100032000--409100-99100th career win
    HOUSDNW 1-0 @SDNWSHO960001200033000--434114-107Complete game/Shutout
    HOUSFNW 3-0 vs SFNWSHO950000500032000--449122-112Complete game/Shutout
    HOUSLNW 3-0 vs SLNWSHO960001500033000--451123-113Complete game/Shutout
    HOUPITL 0-2 vs PITLCG962211600034000--477137-1221000th career strikeout
    HOUCHNW 5-0 vs CHNWSHO940002200032000--482140-123Complete game/Shutout
    HOUATLW 9-0 vs ATLWSHO960002600034000--512151-133Complete game/Shutout
    HOUNYNW 2-0 vs NYNWSHO940000400031000--525157-138Complete game/Shutout
    HOULANW 2-0 @LANWSHO920000300029000--530161-139Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    HOUCINW 3-0 vs CINWSHO930003400032000--533162-141Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    HOUPITL 0-1 vs PITLCG931005600036000--535162-1423-hitter
    HOULANW 8-1 vs LANWCG931115510034000--552167-1483-hitter
    HOUMONW 3-0 vs MONWSHO930000300029000--554169-148Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    HOUCINW 7-0 vs CINWSHO930001400032000--586182-162Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    HOUPITW 4-3 @PITW  753304600027000--600189-164600th career game
    HOUSFNW 5-0 vs SFNWSHO920001400030000--622196-173Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    HOUSDNW 3-2 @SDNW  762104600030000--627200-174200th career win
    Batting Feats and Milestones for Joe Niekro
    CHNPITL 5-6 @PIT000000000000000011st career game
    CHNPITW 5-3 @PIT2000001000000000131st career RBI
    CHNHOUW 8-0 vs HOU2100000100000200141st career stolen base
    CHNPITW 4-3 vs PIT2010001000100000151st career hit
    HOUATLW 4-3 @ATL31100110000000002881st career home run
    HOUSDNL 1-7 vs SDN2000000000000000500500th career game
    HOUATLW 7-3 @ATL10000000000003016103 sacrifice hits

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