Joe Niekro

Joe Niekro

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Joe Niekro MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
221-204 3.59 3584.0 1747 1.32

Joe Niekro Bio

  • Full Name: Joseph Franklin Niekro
  • Born: 11/7/1944 in Martins Ferry, OH
  • Draft: 1966, Cleveland Indians, 7th rd. (84th overall)
  • Debut: April 16, 1967
  • Ret., Final Game: 4/29/1988
  • Died: 10/27/2006 in Tampa, FL
  • Relationship(s): brother of Phil Niekro, father of Lance Niekro
Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 221 204 3.59 702 500 16 3584.0 1747 1.32

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Joe Niekro Stats

Joe Niekro Advanced Stats

Awards

Joe Niekro Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
1987 Minnesota AL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1979 Houston NL

Astros Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
1979 Houston NL

Joe Niekro Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1977 3.04 8th in NL
1979 3.00 5th in NL
1980 3.55 20th in NL
1981 2.82 12th in NL
1982 2.47 2nd in NL
1983 3.48 18th in NL
1984 3.04 12th in NL

Wins

Season W Rank
1968 14 13th in NL
1970 12 21st in AL
1977 13 18th in NL
1978 14 14th in NL
1979 21 1st in NL
1980 20 2nd in NL
1981 9 13th in NL
1982 17 5th in NL
1983 15 6th in NL
1984 16 4th in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
1979 119 17th in NL
1980 127 14th in NL
1981 77 18th in NL
1982 130 20th in NL
1983 152 9th in NL
1984 127 23rd in NL
1985 117 25th in NL

Saves

Season SV Rank
1977 5 25th in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
1967 1.20 20th in NL
1977 1.21 9th in NL
1979 1.24 18th in NL
1980 1.36 25th in NL
1981 1.19 15th in NL
1982 1.07 2nd in NL
1983 1.29 19th in NL
1984 1.26 18th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1977 .237 8th in NL
1978 .248 17th in NL
1979 .228 4th in NL
1980 .270 24th in NL
1981 .243 17th in NL
1982 .229 5th in NL
1983 .241 9th in NL
1984 .241 12th in NL
1985 .247 18th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1969 34 20th in NL
1970 34 17th in AL
1979 38 3rd in NL
1980 36 6th in NL
1981 24 4th in NL
1982 35 6th in NL
1983 38 1st in NL
1984 38 1st in NL
1985 32 21st in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1967 7 23rd in NL
1969 8 24th in NL
1970 6 22nd in AL
1977 9 8th in NL
1978 10 11th in NL
1979 11 6th in NL
1980 11 3rd in NL
1981 5 9th in NL
1982 16 3rd in NL
1983 9 4th in NL
1984 6 12th in NL
1985 4 25th in NL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
1967 2 18th in NL
1969 3 14th in NL
1970 2 10th in AL
1977 2 9th in NL
1979 5 1st in NL
1980 2 14th in NL
1981 2 10th in NL
1982 5 2nd in NL
1984 1 19th in NL
1985 1 24th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1969 221.1 25th in NL
1970 213.0 25th in AL
1979 263.2 3rd in NL
1980 256.0 5th in NL
1981 166.0 5th in NL
1982 270.0 4th in NL
1983 263.2 4th in NL
1984 248.1 3rd in NL
1985 213.0 21st in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1967 4.08 4th in NL
1968 3.31 1st in NL
1969 2.52 1st in NL
1970 4.27 7th in AL
1977 5.03 14th in NL
1978 4.31 15th in NL
1979 4.06 12th in NL
1980 4.46 18th in NL
1981 4.17 10th in NL
1982 4.33 9th in NL
1983 5.19 17th in NL
1984 4.60 9th in NL
1985 4.94 14th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1967 2.41 17th in NL
1968 1.10 1st in NL
1969 1.22 5th in NL
1970 1.40 8th in AL
1977 1.58 10th in NL
1978 1.33 11th in NL
1979 1.11 5th in NL
1980 1.61 14th in NL
1981 1.64 19th in NL
1982 2.03 24th in NL
1983 1.50 13th in NL
1984 1.43 11th in NL
1985 1.18 3rd in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1968 59 21st in NL
1978 73 15th in NL
1979 107 3rd in NL
1980 79 10th in NL
1981 47 19th in NL
1982 64 20th in NL
1983 101 4th in NL
1984 89 7th in NL
1985 99 5th in NL

Hits

Season H Rank
1968 204 20th in NL
1969 237 13th in NL
1970 221 19th in AL
1979 221 15th in NL
1980 268 2nd in NL
1981 150 7th in NL
1982 224 11th in NL
1983 238 5th in NL
1984 223 6th in NL
1985 197 21st in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1967 15 24th in NL
1968 18 5th in NL
1969 18 19th in NL
1970 28 8th in AL
1979 17 18th in NL
1984 16 17th in NL
1985 21 7th in NL