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Phil Niekro

Phil Niekro (Baseball.  Born, Blaine, OH, Apr. 1, 1939.)  A righthanded knuckleballer who spent just two seasons with the team, Philip Henry Niekro nevertheless achieved the significant milestone of his 24-year career (1964-87) with the Yankees.  Niekro was 32-20 in his two seasons in New York, winning 16 games each in 1984 and 1985.  He […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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