Phil Niekro was an American baseball player who had a net worth of $8 million. Phil Niekro was born in Blaine, Ohio in April 1939 and passed away in June 2010.
He was a pitcher who batted left handed and threw right handed.
Niekro played for the Atlanta Braves from 1964 to 1983. In his 20 seasons he broke the record for being the oldest MLB player to win a game at 44 years old and 9 months.
He also holds the record for most games pitched by a knuckleballer with 868 career games. He was selected to five all star teams and won the 1972 National League Championship Series MVP Award as well as winning Gold Gloves in 1972 and 1980.
Phil Niekro Biography:
|Bio / Wiki|
|Full Name||Phil Niekro|
|Date of Birth||April 1, 1939|
|Place of Birth||Blaine, OH|
Birthday, Age & Zodiac Sign:
Phil Niekro birthday is on 1-Apr-39 and he was born on Saturday. He is now 82 years old. Phil sun sign is Aries and his birth flower is Sweet pea.
|Day of Birth||Saturday|
|Year of Birth||1939|
|Birth Sign Duality||Assertive|
|Birth Sign Modality & Element||Cardinal Fire|
Niekro was helped by his older brother Joe who pitched for the Braves from 1966 to 1982. Together they became known as “The Knuckleball Brothers” and Phil set records for wins and strikeouts by a brother combination which still stand today. Phil Niekro passed away on June 16, 2010 at age of 71 from a brain tumor.