6-1, 180lb (185cm, 81kg)
April 1, 1939
in Blaine, OH
High School: Bridgeport HS (Bridgeport, OH)
April 15, 1964
9,812th in MLB history)
vs. SFG 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
September 27, 1987
vs. SFG 3.0 IP, 6 H, 0 SO, 6 BB, 5 ER
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1997.
(Voted by BBWAA on 380/473 ballots)
View Phil Niekro's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Exceeded rookie limits during 1965 season
Agents: Bruce Church
Full Name: Philip Henry Niekro
Relatives: Brother of Joe Niekro; Uncle of Lance Niekro