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Phil Niekro


Hall of Famer
Eligible Seasons: 1965-1987
Best Season: 1978

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Pitching Stats
TeamGPGSWLSVIPBBKERERAERCERC#OAVWHIPK/BBK/9BB/9HR/9Salary
1965 Milwaukee Braves41123674.22649242.893.553.76.2581.331.885.913.130.60$1.50M
1966 Atlanta Braves28043250.12317234.113.793.94.2491.410.743.044.110.72$893K
1967 Atlanta Braves46201199207.055129431.872.272.48.2181.062.355.612.390.39$6.14M
1968 Atlanta Braves373414122257.045140742.592.502.87.2391.063.114.901.580.56$6.42M
1969 Atlanta Braves403523131284.157193812.562.272.38.2211.033.396.111.800.66$9.03M
1970 Atlanta Braves343212180229.2681681094.274.013.96.2481.262.476.582.661.57$4.82M
1971 Atlanta Braves423615142268.270173892.983.163.33.2451.182.475.802.340.90$6.23M
1972 Atlanta Braves383616120282.153164963.062.622.80.2361.093.095.231.690.70$8.16M
1973 Atlanta Braves423013104245.089131903.313.213.30.2341.241.474.813.270.77$5.89M
1974 Atlanta Braves413920131302.188195802.382.592.66.2251.112.225.802.620.57$8.77M
1975 Atlanta Braves393715150275.272144983.203.934.03.2691.302.004.702.350.95$5.55M
1976 Atlanta Braves383717110270.2101173993.293.343.53.2421.291.715.753.360.60$6.45M
1977 Atlanta Braves444316200330.11642621484.034.134.11.2551.451.607.144.470.71$7.09M
1978 Atlanta Braves444219181334.11022481072.882.863.01.2351.192.436.682.750.43$9.43M
1979 Atlanta Braves444421200342.01132081293.393.533.59.2411.241.845.472.971.08$8.02M
1980 Atlanta Braves403815181275.0851761113.633.473.63.2491.242.075.762.780.98$6.00M
1981 Atlanta Braves2222770139.15662483.102.993.19.2331.261.114.003.620.39$5.09M
1982 Atlanta Braves35351740234.173144943.613.613.78.2551.271.975.532.800.88$5.08M
1983 Atlanta Braves343311100201.2105128893.974.885.03.2761.571.225.714.690.80$3.52M
1984 New York Yankees32311680215.276136743.093.863.80.2671.371.795.683.170.63$4.59M
1985 New York Yankees333316120220.01201491004.094.534.42.2451.471.246.104.911.19$4.19M
1986 Cleveland Indians343211110210.195811014.325.355.17.2871.600.853.474.071.03$3.39M
1987 Cleveland Indians22227110123.25357815.895.485.16.2861.581.084.153.861.31$1.94M

Hitting Stats
TeamPosGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSSOBBHBPRCRC27Salary
1965 Milwaukee BravesP41101001000000300.1.3$1.50M
1966 Atlanta BravesP2811800000000600.0.0$893K
1967 Atlanta BravesP4666574720020016121.6.8$6.14M
1968 Atlanta BravesP3795773810270022002.1.8$6.42M
1969 Atlanta BravesP4010695112040070021205.82.0$9.03M
1970 Atlanta BravesP34887951200130017202.81.1$4.82M
1971 Atlanta BravesP421019231410040020012.9.9$6.23M
1972 Atlanta BravesP381089371810140022125.11.7$8.16M
1973 Atlanta BravesP42918231040120026111.9.7$5.89M
1974 Atlanta BravesP41118104520200110018315.51.7$8.77M
1975 Atlanta BravesP3910699517210100018103.91.2$5.55M
1976 Atlanta BravesP381059451830112018014.21.4$6.45M
1977 Atlanta BravesP4412310921910070015013.71.1$7.09M
1978 Atlanta BravesP44129120527400100025317.52.1$9.43M
1979 Atlanta BravesP441341231024600120019126.81.7$8.02M
1980 Atlanta BravesP40969021250050019102.3.7$6.00M
1981 Atlanta BravesP225552140001001100.4.2$5.09M
1982 Atlanta BravesP35918761740170016003.71.4$5.08M
1983 Atlanta BravesP34736531220050012101.5.7$3.52M

Advanced Hitting Stats
TeamPosGPPAABBABA+BA#OBPOBP+OBP#SLGSLG+SLG#OPSOPS+OPS#HR/ABSalary
1965 Milwaukee BravesP411010.10040.103.10032.104.10027.102.20029.205.000$1.50M
1966 Atlanta BravesP28118.0000.000.0000.000.0000.000.0000.000.000$893K
1967 Atlanta BravesP466657.12349.127.16754.173.15843.163.32548.336.000$6.14M
1968 Atlanta BravesP379577.10443.109.10435.110.19557.209.29947.319.026$6.42M
1969 Atlanta BravesP4010695.21184.216.22771.231.25368.258.47970.489.000$9.03M
1970 Atlanta BravesP348879.15259.153.17152.171.19048.187.36150.357.013$4.82M
1971 Atlanta BravesP4210192.15260.156.16050.163.16344.168.32347.331.000$6.23M
1972 Atlanta BravesP3810893.19478.199.21669.222.23765.243.45367.465.011$8.16M
1973 Atlanta BravesP429182.12248.124.14344.145.20755.210.35050.354.012$5.89M
1974 Atlanta BravesP41118104.19275.195.22068.221.21258.217.43262.438.000$8.77M
1975 Atlanta BravesP3910699.17267.174.17654.177.21257.217.38956.394.000$5.55M
1976 Atlanta BravesP3810594.19175.195.19862.201.25571.264.45367.465.011$6.45M
1977 Atlanta BravesP44123109.17467.175.18055.180.18346.179.36450.360.000$7.09M
1978 Atlanta BravesP44129120.22589.229.24877.252.25870.263.50673.514.000$9.43M
1979 Atlanta BravesP44134123.19575.196.21365.214.24463.243.45764.457.000$8.02M
1980 Atlanta BravesP409690.13351.134.14345.145.18950.191.33248.337.000$6.00M
1981 Atlanta BravesP225552.07730.078.07724.078.07721.080.15423.158.000$5.09M
1982 Atlanta BravesP359187.19576.197.19360.197.27674.280.46968.477.011$5.08M
1983 Atlanta BravesP347365.18572.187.19460.196.21557.218.40959.414.000$3.52M

Fielding Grades (Fielding/Range/Arm)
TeamPC1B2B3BSSOFSalary
1965 Milwaukee BravesB/A-------------$1.50M
1966 Atlanta BravesA+/A+------------$893K
1967 Atlanta BravesC-/B+------------$6.14M
1968 Atlanta BravesB-/A------------$6.42M
1969 Atlanta BravesB/A-------------$9.03M
1970 Atlanta BravesA/B-------------$4.82M
1971 Atlanta BravesA-/B------------$6.23M
1972 Atlanta BravesC+/B------------$8.16M
1973 Atlanta BravesB-/A------------$5.89M
1974 Atlanta BravesA+/B------------$8.77M
1975 Atlanta BravesA+/C+------------$5.55M
1976 Atlanta BravesA-/B-------------$6.45M
1977 Atlanta BravesA+/C+------------$7.09M
1978 Atlanta BravesA/B+------------$9.43M
1979 Atlanta BravesA+/B+------------$8.02M
1980 Atlanta BravesA+/B-------------$6.00M
1981 Atlanta BravesA+/B-------------$5.09M
1982 Atlanta BravesA+/B------------$5.08M
1983 Atlanta BravesB/B-------------$3.52M

Player Awards
TeamAll-StarMVPGold GloveRookie of the YearCy YoungReliever of the YearSalary
1965 Milwaukee Braves      $1.50M
1966 Atlanta Braves      $893K
1967 Atlanta Braves      $6.14M
1968 Atlanta Braves      $6.42M
1969 Atlanta BravesX     $9.03M
1970 Atlanta Braves      $4.82M
1971 Atlanta Braves      $6.23M
1972 Atlanta Braves      $8.16M
1973 Atlanta Braves      $5.89M
1974 Atlanta Braves      $8.77M
1975 Atlanta BravesX     $5.55M
1976 Atlanta Braves      $6.45M
1977 Atlanta Braves      $7.09M
1978 Atlanta BravesX X   $9.43M
1979 Atlanta Braves  X   $8.02M
1980 Atlanta Braves  X   $6.00M
1981 Atlanta Braves      $5.09M
1982 Atlanta BravesX X   $5.08M
1983 Atlanta Braves  X   $3.52M

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