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Joe Niekro


Eligible Seasons: 1967-1987
Best Season: 1982

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Pitching Stats
TeamGPGSWLSVIPBBKERERAERCERC#OAVWHIPK/BBK/9BB/9HR/9Salary
1967 Chicago Cubs36221070169.23277633.343.183.45.2571.202.414.081.700.80$3.60M
1968 Chicago Cubs342914102177.05965854.324.755.31.2941.491.103.313.000.92$2.54M
1969 San Diego Padres37318170202.04555833.703.463.60.2731.281.222.452.000.67$4.17M
1970 Detroit Tigers383412130213.072101964.064.304.36.2661.381.404.273.041.18$4.21M
1971 Detroit Tigers3115671122.14943614.494.805.01.2831.510.883.163.610.96$1.86M
1972 Detroit Tigers18732147.0824203.834.985.44.3301.493.004.601.530.57$555K
1974 Atlanta Braves27232043.01831173.563.563.65.2371.261.726.493.771.05$790K
1975 Houston Astros40464488.03954303.073.223.30.2401.341.385.523.990.31$2.13M
1976 Houston Astros3613480118.05677443.363.583.78.2381.381.385.874.270.61$2.46M
1977 Houston Astros44141385180.264101613.043.043.02.2371.211.585.033.190.70$4.54M
1978 Houston Astros352914140202.27397873.863.503.67.2481.301.334.313.240.58$4.40M
1979 Houston Astros383821110263.2107119883.003.113.17.2281.241.114.063.650.58$6.47M
1980 Houston Astros373620120256.0791271013.553.643.81.2701.361.614.462.780.42$6.24M
1981 Houston Astros2424990166.04777522.822.782.97.2431.191.644.172.550.43$6.25M
1982 Houston Astros353517120270.064130742.472.352.47.2291.072.034.332.130.40$7.78M
1983 Houston Astros383815140263.21011521023.483.193.31.2411.291.505.193.450.51$6.33M
1984 Houston Astros383816120248.189127843.043.213.36.2411.261.434.603.230.58$5.73M
1985 Houston Astros32329120213.099117883.723.934.10.2471.391.184.944.180.89$4.65M
1986 New York Yankees25259100125.26359684.875.205.02.2751.610.944.234.511.07$2.03M
1987 Minnesota Twins191849096.14554676.265.865.53.2961.661.205.044.201.03$1.44M
1987 New York Yankees8834050.21930203.553.012.79.2151.161.585.333.380.71$1.30M

Hitting Stats
TeamPosGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSSOBBHBPRCRC27Salary
1967 Chicago CubsP36584659200111013102.71.9$3.60M
1968 Chicago CubsP3473602600000023401.4.7$2.54M
1969 San Diego PadresP3763511610020017601.7.9$4.17M
1970 Detroit TigersP38886681331070017706.33.0$4.21M
1971 Detroit TigersP313830541002009201.41.3$1.86M
1972 Detroit TigersP181412231001004101.43.9$555K
1974 Atlanta BravesP276500000000100.0.0$790K
1975 Houston AstrosP401814130000002201.32.9$2.13M
1976 Houston AstrosP363227152011008102.32.7$2.46M
1977 Houston AstrosP4455502700020013201.2.7$4.54M
1978 Houston AstrosP3574656920050018001.5.7$4.40M
1979 Houston AstrosP38998311020040021202.4.8$6.47M
1980 Houston AstrosP3710280722500100015408.83.9$6.24M
1981 Houston AstrosP2464511910060010202.81.7$6.25M
1982 Houston AstrosP3598892820050030101.2.4$7.78M
1983 Houston AstrosP3898851820020022011.3.4$6.33M
1984 Houston AstrosP38968341100060021202.3.8$5.73M
1985 Houston AstrosP32806861710060016104.22.1$4.65M

Advanced Hitting Stats
TeamPosGPPAABBABA+BA#OBPOBP+OBP#SLGSLG+SLG#OPSOPS+OPS#HR/ABSalary
1967 Chicago CubsP365846.19679.201.20466.211.23966.247.44366.458.000$3.60M
1968 Chicago CubsP347360.10041.105.15652.165.10029.108.25640.273.000$2.54M
1969 San Diego PadresP376351.11847.121.20765.211.13737.141.34450.351.000$4.17M
1970 Detroit TigersP388866.19779.202.27485.277.27372.274.54778.551.000$4.21M
1971 Detroit TigersP313830.13354.138.18859.192.16746.172.35452.364.000$1.86M
1972 Detroit TigersP181412.250105.262.308100.319.33397.352.64199.671.000$555K
1974 Atlanta BravesP2765.0000.000.0000.000.0000.000.0000.000.000$790K
1975 Houston AstrosP401814.21483.217.31396.313.21458.219.52776.532.000$2.13M
1976 Houston AstrosP363227.18573.188.21467.218.370103.381.58586.599.037$2.46M
1977 Houston AstrosP445550.14053.140.17353.173.14035.136.31343.310.000$4.54M
1978 Houston AstrosP357465.13854.141.13843.141.16946.172.30844.313.000$4.40M
1979 Houston AstrosP389983.12046.121.14043.141.14538.144.28440.285.000$6.47M
1980 Houston AstrosP3710280.275106.277.31097.314.33890.341.64793.655.000$6.24M
1981 Houston AstrosP246451.17669.179.20865.211.19654.202.40459.413.000$6.25M
1982 Houston AstrosP359889.09035.091.09931.101.11230.114.21131.215.000$7.78M
1983 Houston AstrosP389885.09437.096.10532.106.11831.119.22232.225.000$6.33M
1984 Houston AstrosP389683.13352.135.15348.156.13336.136.28541.292.000$5.73M
1985 Houston AstrosP328068.25099.255.25781.262.26571.268.52275.530.000$4.65M

Fielding Grades (Fielding/Range/Arm)
TeamPC1B2B3BSSOFSalary
1967 Chicago CubsA+/C+------------$3.60M
1968 Chicago CubsA+/B-------------$2.54M
1969 San Diego PadresC-/A------------$4.17M
1970 Detroit TigersA/B+------------$4.21M
1971 Detroit TigersA/A------------$1.86M
1972 Detroit TigersB/B-------------$555K
1974 Atlanta BravesA+/A-------------$790K
1975 Houston AstrosA+/C+------------$2.13M
1976 Houston AstrosD/C+------------$2.46M
1977 Houston AstrosA+/C+------------$4.54M
1978 Houston AstrosA+/C------------$4.40M
1979 Houston AstrosA+/C+------------$6.47M
1980 Houston AstrosB+/B-------------$6.24M
1981 Houston AstrosA+/C-------------$6.25M
1982 Houston AstrosB/B------------$7.78M
1983 Houston AstrosC-/C------------$6.33M
1984 Houston AstrosA-/B+------------$5.73M
1985 Houston AstrosA/B------------$4.65M

Player Awards
TeamAll-StarMVPGold GloveRookie of the YearCy YoungReliever of the YearSalary
1967 Chicago Cubs      $3.60M
1968 Chicago Cubs      $2.54M
1969 San Diego Padres      $4.17M
1970 Detroit Tigers      $4.21M
1971 Detroit Tigers      $1.86M
1972 Detroit Tigers      $555K
1974 Atlanta Braves      $790K
1975 Houston Astros      $2.13M
1976 Houston Astros      $2.46M
1977 Houston Astros      $4.54M
1978 Houston Astros      $4.40M
1979 Houston AstrosX     $6.47M
1980 Houston Astros      $6.24M
1981 Houston Astros      $6.25M
1982 Houston Astros      $7.78M
1983 Houston Astros      $6.33M
1984 Houston Astros      $5.73M
1985 Houston Astros      $4.65M

The entire playing career for Joe Niekro is displayed above. All columns may be sorted by clicking the column name. Clicking on an indivdiual season will display the team's roster for that season.

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