Phil Niekro


Born: 4/1/1939 in Blaine, Ohio, USA
Died: 12/26/2020
Age: 81
Cause of death: cancer

Full name: Philip Henry Niekro
Noted For: pitcher, member of the Milwaukee Braves (1964-65), Atlanta Braves (1966-83, 87), and 3 other teams (1984-87). 5-time All-Star (1969, 75, 78, 82, 84); elected to the MLB Hall of Fame (1997). Brother of pitcher Joe Niekro.

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