Phil Niekro

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Phil Niekro MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
318-274 3.35 5404.1 3342 1.27

Phil Niekro Bio

  • Full Name: Philip Henry Niekro
  • Nickname: Knucksie
  • Born: 4/1/1939 in Blaine, OH
  • Debut: April 15, 1964
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/1987
  • Hall of Fame: 1997
  • Relationship(s): brother of Joe Niekro , uncle of Lance Niekro
Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 318 274 3.35 864 716 29 5404.1 3342 1.27

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Awards

Phil Niekro Awards

Hall Of Fame

  • 1997: Atlanta

Uniform number retired

  • 1984: Atlanta

AL All-Star

  • 1984: NY Yankees (AL)

NL All-Star

  • 1969: Atlanta (NL)
  • 1975: Atlanta (NL)
  • 1978: Atlanta (NL)
  • 1982: Atlanta (NL)

Rawlings NL Gold Glove

  • 1978: Atlanta (NL)
  • 1979: Atlanta (NL)
  • 1980: Atlanta (NL)
  • 1982: Atlanta (NL)
  • 1983: Atlanta (NL)

Roberto Clemente Award

  • 1980: Atlanta (NL)

Lou Gehrig Award

  • 1979: Atlanta (NL)
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Phil Niekro Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

  • 1967: 1.87 (1st in NL)
  • 1968: 2.59 (11th in NL)
  • 1969: 2.56 (10th in NL)
  • 1971: 2.98 (16th in NL)
  • 1972: 3.06 (22nd in NL)
  • 1973: 3.31 (22nd in NL)
  • 1974: 2.38 (2nd in NL)
  • 1975: 3.20 (14th in NL)
  • 1977: 4.03 (23rd in NL)
  • 1978: 2.88 (11th in NL)
  • 1979: 3.39 (16th in NL)
  • 1980: 3.63 (21st in NL)
  • 1981: 3.10 (16th in NL)
  • 1982: 3.61 (24th in NL)
  • 1984: 3.09 (4th in AL)
  • 1985: 4.09 (25th in AL)

Wins

  • 1968: 14 (13th in NL)
  • 1969: 23 (2nd in NL)
  • 1970: 12 (23rd in NL)
  • 1971: 15 (15th in NL)
  • 1972: 16 (9th in NL)
  • 1973: 13 (22nd in NL)
  • 1974: 20 (1st in NL)
  • 1975: 15 (9th in NL)
  • 1976: 17 (7th in NL)
  • 1977: 16 (10th in NL)
  • 1978: 19 (3rd in NL)
  • 1979: 21 (1st in NL)
  • 1980: 15 (8th in NL)
  • 1982: 17 (5th in NL)
  • 1984: 16 (10th in AL)
  • 1985: 16 (9th in AL)

Strikeouts

  • 1967: 129 (25th in NL)
  • 1968: 140 (24th in NL)
  • 1969: 193 (13th in NL)
  • 1970: 168 (15th in NL)
  • 1971: 173 (8th in NL)
  • 1972: 164 (12th in NL)
  • 1973: 131 (23rd in NL)
  • 1974: 195 (4th in NL)
  • 1975: 144 (15th in NL)
  • 1976: 173 (5th in NL)
  • 1977: 262 (1st in NL)
  • 1978: 248 (2nd in NL)
  • 1979: 208 (3rd in NL)
  • 1980: 176 (4th in NL)
  • 1982: 144 (13th in NL)
  • 1983: 128 (19th in NL)
  • 1984: 136 (17th in AL)
  • 1985: 149 (12th in AL)

Saves

  • 1965: 6 (12th in NL)
  • 1967: 9 (10th in NL)

WHIP

  • 1967: 1.06 (4th in NL)
  • 1968: 1.06 (10th in NL)
  • 1969: 1.03 (4th in NL)
  • 1970: 1.26 (11th in NL)
  • 1971: 1.18 (15th in NL)
  • 1972: 1.09 (5th in NL)
  • 1973: 1.24 (20th in NL)
  • 1974: 1.11 (2nd in NL)
  • 1975: 1.30 (18th in NL)
  • 1978: 1.19 (17th in NL)
  • 1979: 1.24 (15th in NL)
  • 1980: 1.24 (15th in NL)
  • 1981: 1.26 (21st in NL)
  • 1982: 1.27 (24th in NL)

Batting Average Against

  • 1967: .218 (7th in NL)
  • 1968: .239 (23rd in NL)
  • 1969: .221 (9th in NL)
  • 1970: .248 (18th in NL)
  • 1971: .245 (21st in NL)
  • 1972: .236 (13th in NL)
  • 1973: .234 (13th in NL)
  • 1974: .225 (4th in NL)
  • 1976: .242 (16th in NL)
  • 1977: .255 (20th in NL)
  • 1978: .235 (8th in NL)
  • 1979: .241 (10th in NL)
  • 1980: .249 (15th in NL)
  • 1981: .233 (11th in NL)
  • 1982: .255 (23rd in NL)
  • 1985: .245 (13th in AL)

Games Started

  • 1968: 34 (10th in NL)
  • 1969: 35 (13th in NL)
  • 1970: 32 (25th in NL)
  • 1971: 36 (9th in NL)
  • 1972: 36 (3rd in NL)
  • 1974: 39 (2nd in NL)
  • 1975: 37 (4th in NL)
  • 1976: 37 (3rd in NL)
  • 1977: 43 (1st in NL)
  • 1978: 42 (1st in NL)
  • 1979: 44 (1st in NL)
  • 1980: 38 (1st in NL)
  • 1981: 22 (17th in NL)
  • 1982: 35 (6th in NL)
  • 1983: 33 (15th in NL)
  • 1985: 33 (19th in AL)

Complete Games

  • 1967: 10 (14th in NL)
  • 1968: 15 (6th in NL)
  • 1969: 21 (5th in NL)
  • 1970: 10 (13th in NL)
  • 1971: 18 (5th in NL)
  • 1972: 17 (6th in NL)
  • 1973: 9 (17th in NL)
  • 1974: 18 (1st in NL)
  • 1975: 13 (7th in NL)
  • 1976: 10 (12th in NL)
  • 1977: 20 (1st in NL)
  • 1978: 22 (1st in NL)
  • 1979: 23 (1st in NL)
  • 1980: 11 (3rd in NL)
  • 1981: 3 (19th in NL)
  • 1982: 4 (21st in NL)
  • 1985: 7 (19th in AL)
  • 1986: 5 (22nd in AL)

Shutouts

  • 1968: 5 (7th in NL)
  • 1969: 4 (8th in NL)
  • 1970: 3 (6th in NL)
  • 1971: 4 (5th in NL)
  • 1974: 6 (2nd in NL)
  • 1976: 2 (25th in NL)
  • 1977: 2 (9th in NL)
  • 1978: 4 (2nd in NL)
  • 1979: 1 (22nd in NL)
  • 1980: 3 (4th in NL)
  • 1981: 3 (4th in NL)
  • 1982: 2 (9th in NL)
  • 1984: 1 (21st in AL)
  • 1985: 1 (18th in AL)

Innings Pitched

  • 1967: 207.0 (19th in NL)
  • 1968: 257.0 (9th in NL)
  • 1969: 284.1 (10th in NL)
  • 1970: 229.2 (17th in NL)
  • 1971: 268.2 (10th in NL)
  • 1972: 282.1 (3rd in NL)
  • 1973: 245.0 (14th in NL)
  • 1974: 302.1 (1st in NL)
  • 1975: 275.2 (5th in NL)
  • 1976: 270.2 (4th in NL)
  • 1977: 330.1 (1st in NL)
  • 1978: 334.1 (1st in NL)
  • 1979: 342.0 (1st in NL)
  • 1980: 275.0 (3rd in NL)
  • 1981: 139.1 (21st in NL)
  • 1982: 234.1 (11th in NL)
  • 1983: 201.2 (20th in NL)
  • 1985: 220.0 (21st in AL)
  • 1986: 210.1 (19th in AL)

Games

  • 1967: 46 (20th in NL)

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

  • 1967: 5.61 (15th in NL)
  • 1968: 4.90 (8th in NL)
  • 1969: 6.11 (18th in NL)
  • 1972: 5.23 (18th in NL)
  • 1973: 4.81 (16th in NL)
  • 1975: 4.70 (17th in NL)
  • 1981: 4.00 (10th in NL)
  • 1982: 5.53 (24th in NL)
  • 1986: 3.47 (1st in AL)

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

  • 1967: 2.35 (16th in NL)
  • 1973: 1.47 (10th in NL)
  • 1976: 1.71 (22nd in NL)
  • 1977: 1.60 (12th in NL)
  • 1979: 1.84 (23rd in NL)
  • 1981: 1.11 (3rd in NL)
  • 1982: 1.97 (22nd in NL)
  • 1983: 1.22 (7th in NL)
  • 1985: 1.24 (5th in AL)
  • 1986: 0.85 (1st in AL)

Bases on Balls

  • 1967: 55 (25th in NL)
  • 1971: 70 (17th in NL)
  • 1973: 89 (13th in NL)
  • 1974: 88 (16th in NL)
  • 1976: 101 (3rd in NL)
  • 1977: 164 (1st in NL)
  • 1978: 102 (2nd in NL)
  • 1979: 113 (1st in NL)
  • 1980: 85 (5th in NL)
  • 1981: 56 (9th in NL)
  • 1982: 73 (12th in NL)
  • 1983: 105 (2nd in NL)
  • 1984: 76 (21st in AL)
  • 1985: 120 (1st in AL)
  • 1986: 95 (8th in AL)

Hits

  • 1968: 228 (10th in NL)
  • 1969: 235 (15th in NL)
  • 1970: 222 (19th in NL)
  • 1971: 248 (9th in NL)
  • 1972: 254 (2nd in NL)
  • 1973: 214 (19th in NL)
  • 1974: 249 (7th in NL)
  • 1975: 285 (2nd in NL)
  • 1976: 249 (6th in NL)
  • 1977: 315 (1st in NL)
  • 1978: 295 (1st in NL)
  • 1979: 311 (1st in NL)
  • 1980: 256 (4th in NL)
  • 1982: 225 (10th in NL)
  • 1983: 212 (14th in NL)
  • 1984: 219 (23rd in AL)
  • 1986: 241 (5th in AL)

Home Runs

  • 1968: 16 (11th in NL)
  • 1969: 21 (12th in NL)
  • 1970: 40 (1st in NL)
  • 1971: 27 (3rd in NL)
  • 1972: 22 (3rd in NL)
  • 1973: 21 (17th in NL)
  • 1974: 19 (9th in NL)
  • 1975: 29 (1st in NL)
  • 1976: 18 (8th in NL)
  • 1977: 26 (6th in NL)
  • 1978: 16 (18th in NL)
  • 1979: 41 (1st in NL)
  • 1980: 30 (1st in NL)
  • 1982: 23 (6th in NL)
  • 1983: 18 (15th in NL)
  • 1985: 29 (5th in AL)
  • 1986: 24 (22nd in AL)
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