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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$4.15M
1970 Detroit Tigers383412130213.072101964.064.304.36.2661.381.404.273.041.18$4.19M
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$553K
1974 Atlanta Braves27232043.01831173.563.563.65.2371.261.726.493.771.05$789K
1975 Houston Astros40464488.03954303.073.223.30.2401.341.385.523.990.31$2.12M
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$4.39M
1979 Houston Astros383821110263.2107119883.003.113.17.2281.241.114.063.650.58$6.48M
1980 Houston Astros373620120256.0791271013.553.643.81.2701.361.614.462.780.42$6.22M
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$7.88M
1983 Houston Astros383815140263.21011521023.483.193.31.2411.291.505.193.450.51$6.32M
1984 Houston Astros383816120248.189127843.043.213.36.2411.261.434.603.230.58$5.71M
1985 Houston Astros32329120213.099117883.723.934.10.2471.391.184.944.180.89$4.62M
1986 New York Yankees25259100125.26359684.875.205.02.2751.610.944.234.511.07$2.02M
1987 Minnesota Twins191849096.14554676.265.865.53.2961.661.205.044.201.03$1.43M
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$4.15M
1970 Detroit TigersP38886681331070017706.33.0$4.19M
1971 Detroit TigersP313830541002009201.41.3$1.86M
1972 Detroit TigersP181412231001004101.43.9$553K
1974 Atlanta BravesP276500000000100.0.0$789K
1975 Houston AstrosP401814130000002201.32.9$2.12M
1976 Houston AstrosP363227152011008102.32.7$2.46M
1977 Houston AstrosP4455502700020013201.2.7$4.54M
1978 Houston AstrosP3574656920050018001.5.7$4.39M
1979 Houston AstrosP38998311020040021202.4.8$6.48M
1980 Houston AstrosP3710280722500100015408.83.9$6.22M
1981 Houston AstrosP2464511910060010202.81.7$6.25M
1982 Houston AstrosP3598892820050030101.2.4$7.88M
1983 Houston AstrosP3898851820020022011.3.4$6.32M
1984 Houston AstrosP38968341100060021202.3.8$5.71M
1985 Houston AstrosP32806861710060016104.22.1$4.62M

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$4.15M
1970 Detroit TigersP388866.19779.202.27485.277.27372.274.54778.551.000$4.19M
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$553K
1974 Atlanta BravesP2765.0000.000.0000.000.0000.000.0000.000.000$789K
1975 Houston AstrosP401814.21483.217.31396.313.21458.219.52776.532.000$2.12M
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$4.39M
1979 Houston AstrosP389983.12046.121.14043.141.14538.144.28440.285.000$6.48M
1980 Houston AstrosP3710280.275106.277.31097.314.33890.341.64793.655.000$6.22M
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$7.88M
1983 Houston AstrosP389885.09437.096.10532.106.11831.119.22232.225.000$6.32M
1984 Houston AstrosP389683.13352.135.15348.156.13336.136.28541.292.000$5.71M
1985 Houston AstrosP328068.25099.255.25781.262.26571.268.52275.530.000$4.62M

Fielding Grades (Fielding/Range/Arm)
TeamPC1B2B3BSSOFSalary
1967 Chicago CubsA+/C+------------$3.60M
1968 Chicago CubsA+/B-------------$2.54M
1969 San Diego PadresC-/A------------$4.15M
1970 Detroit TigersA/B+------------$4.19M
1971 Detroit TigersA/A------------$1.86M
1972 Detroit TigersB/B-------------$553K
1974 Atlanta BravesA+/A-------------$789K
1975 Houston AstrosA+/C+------------$2.12M
1976 Houston AstrosD/C+------------$2.46M
1977 Houston AstrosA+/C+------------$4.54M
1978 Houston AstrosA+/C------------$4.39M
1979 Houston AstrosA+/C+------------$6.48M
1980 Houston AstrosB+/B-------------$6.22M
1981 Houston AstrosA+/C-------------$6.25M
1982 Houston AstrosB/B------------$7.88M
1983 Houston AstrosC-/C------------$6.32M
1984 Houston AstrosA-/B+------------$5.71M
1985 Houston AstrosA/B------------$4.62M

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      $4.15M
1970 Detroit Tigers      $4.19M
1971 Detroit Tigers      $1.86M
1972 Detroit Tigers      $553K
1974 Atlanta Braves      $789K
1975 Houston Astros      $2.12M
1976 Houston Astros      $2.46M
1977 Houston Astros      $4.54M
1978 Houston Astros      $4.39M
1979 Houston AstrosX     $6.48M
1980 Houston Astros      $6.22M
1981 Houston Astros      $6.25M
1982 Houston Astros      $7.88M
1983 Houston Astros      $6.32M
1984 Houston Astros      $5.71M
1985 Houston Astros      $4.62M

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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