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Joe Niekro

  • Born: Nov 07, 1944 in Martins Ferry, Ohio
  • Height:  6'1"
  • Weight:  185
  • MLB Experience: 22 years

Career Pitching Stats

YEAR TEAM ERA W L SV SVO G IP H R ER BB K BAVG
1967 Chicago Cubs 3.34 10 7 0 0 36 169.2 171 68 63 32 77 .000
1968 Chicago Cubs 4.32 14 10 2 0 34 177.0 204 93 85 59 65 .000
1969 Chicago Cubs 3.72 0 1 0 0 4 19.1 24 9 8 6 7 .000
1969 San Diego Padres 3.70 8 17 0 0 37 202.0 213 91 83 45 55 .000
1969 Total 3.70 8 18 0 0 41 221.1 237 100 91 51 62 .000
1970 Detroit Tigers 4.06 12 13 0 0 38 213.0 221 107 96 72 101 .000
1971 Detroit Tigers 4.49 6 7 1 0 31 122.1 136 62 61 49 43 .000
1972 Detroit Tigers 3.83 3 2 1 0 18 47.0 62 20 20 8 24 .000
1973 Atlanta Braves 4.13 2 4 3 0 20 24.0 23 11 11 11 12 .000
1974 Atlanta Braves 3.56 3 2 0 0 27 43.0 36 19 17 18 31 .000
1975 Houston Astros 3.07 6 4 4 0 40 88.0 79 32 30 39 54 .000
1976 Houston Astros 3.36 4 8 0 0 36 118.0 107 60 44 56 77 .000
1977 Houston Astros 3.04 13 8 5 0 44 180.2 155 66 61 64 101 .000
1978 Houston Astros 3.86 14 14 0 0 35 202.2 190 97 87 73 97 .000
1979 Houston Astros 3.00 21 11 0 0 38 263.2 221 102 88 107 119 .000
1980 Houston Astros 3.55 20 12 0 0 37 256.0 268 119 101 79 127 .000
1981 Houston Astros 2.82 9 9 0 0 24 166.0 150 60 52 47 77 .000
1982 Houston Astros 2.47 17 12 0 0 35 270.0 224 79 74 64 130 .000
1983 Houston Astros 3.48 15 14 0 0 38 263.2 238 115 102 101 152 .000
1984 Houston Astros 3.04 16 12 0 0 38 248.1 223 104 84 89 127 .000
1985 New York Yankees 5.84 2 1 0 0 3 12.1 14 8 8 8 4 .000
1985 Houston Astros 3.72 9 12 0 0 32 213.0 197 100 88 99 117 .000
1985 Total 3.83 11 13 0 0 35 225.1 211 108 96 107 121 .000
1986 New York Yankees 4.87 9 10 0 0 25 125.2 139 84 68 63 59 .000
1987 Minnesota Twins 6.26 4 9 0 0 19 96.1 115 76 67 45 54 .296
1987 New York Yankees 3.55 3 4 0 0 8 50.2 40 25 20 19 30 .215
1987 Total 5.33 7 13 0 0 27 147.0 155 101 87 64 84 .270
1988 Minnesota Twins 10.03 1 1 0 0 5 11.2 16 13 13 9 7 .320
Totals: 3.59 221 204 16 0 702 3584.0 3466 1620 1431 1262 1747 .255

Career Batting Stats

YEAR TEAM AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K OBP SLG OPS
1967 Chicago Cubs .196 36 46 5 9 2 0 0 11 1 13 .204 .239 .443
1968 Chicago Cubs .100 34 60 2 6 0 0 0 0 4 23 .156 .100 .256
1969 Chicago Cubs .200 4 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .200 .400 .600
1969 San Diego Padres .118 38 51 1 6 1 0 0 2 6 17 .207 .137 .344
1969 Total .125 42 56 1 7 2 0 0 4 6 18 .206 .161 .367
1970 Detroit Tigers .197 39 66 8 13 3 1 0 7 7 17 .274 .273 .547
1971 Detroit Tigers .133 32 30 5 4 1 0 0 2 2 9 .188 .167 .354
1972 Detroit Tigers .250 18 12 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .308 .333 .641
1973 Atlanta Braves .333 20 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667
1974 Atlanta Braves .000 27 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000
1975 Houston Astros .214 40 14 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .313 .214 .527
1976 Houston Astros .185 36 27 1 5 2 0 1 1 1 8 .214 .370 .585
1977 Houston Astros .140 44 50 2 7 0 0 0 2 2 13 .173 .140 .313
1978 Houston Astros .138 36 65 6 9 2 0 0 5 0 18 .138 .169 .308
1979 Houston Astros .120 38 83 1 10 2 0 0 4 2 21 .140 .145 .284
1980 Houston Astros .275 37 80 7 22 5 0 0 10 4 15 .310 .338 .647
1981 Houston Astros .176 24 51 1 9 1 0 0 6 2 10 .208 .196 .404
1982 Houston Astros .090 35 89 2 8 2 0 0 5 1 30 .099 .112 .211
1983 Houston Astros .094 38 85 1 8 2 0 0 2 0 22 .105 .118 .222
1984 Houston Astros .133 38 83 4 11 0 0 0 6 2 21 .153 .133 .285
1985 New York Yankees .000 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1985 Houston Astros .250 32 68 6 17 1 0 0 6 1 16 .257 .265 .522
1985 Total .250 35 68 6 17 1 0 0 6 1 16 .257 .265 .522
1986 New York Yankees .000 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1987 Minnesota Twins .000 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1987 New York Yankees .000 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1987 Total .000 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1988 Minnesota Twins .000 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Totals: .156 706 973 55 152 26 1 1 72 38 262 .188 .188 .376

 

YEAR TEAM HBP GDP TB IBB SH SF SB CS SB% AB/HR AB/K
1967 Chicago Cubs 0 1 11 0 9 2 1 0 1.000 .0 3.5
1968 Chicago Cubs 0 1 6 0 9 0 0 0 .000 .0 2.6
1969 Chicago Cubs 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .0 5.0
1969 San Diego Padres 0 3 7 0 5 1 0 0 .000 .0 3.0
1969 Total 0 3 9 0 6 1 0 0 .000 .0 3.1
1970 Detroit Tigers 0 0 18 0 15 0 0 0 .000 .0 3.9
1971 Detroit Tigers 0 0 5 0 6 0 0 0 .000 .0 3.3
1972 Detroit Tigers 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .0 3.0
1973 Atlanta Braves 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .0 3.0
1974 Atlanta Braves 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .0 5.0
1975 Houston Astros 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 .000 .0 7.0
1976 Houston Astros 0 0 10 0 4 0 0 0 .000 27.0 3.4
1977 Houston Astros 0 2 7 0 3 0 0 0 .000 .0 3.8
1978 Houston Astros 0 2 11 0 9 0 0 0 .000 .0 3.6
1979 Houston Astros 0 0 12 0 13 1 0 0 .000 .0 4.0
1980 Houston Astros 0 2 27 0 18 0 0 0 .000 .0 5.3
1981 Houston Astros 0 0 10 0 11 0 0 0 .000 .0 5.1
1982 Houston Astros 0 1 10 0 7 1 0 0 .000 .0 3.0
1983 Houston Astros 1 1 10 0 12 0 0 0 .000 .0 3.9
1984 Houston Astros 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 .000 .0 4.0
1985 New York Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .0 .0
1985 Houston Astros 0 4 18 0 10 1 0 0 .000 .0 4.3
1985 Total 0 4 18 0 10 1 0 0 .000 .0 4.3
1986 New York Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .0 .0
1987 Minnesota Twins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .0 .0
1987 New York Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .0 .0
1987 Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .0 .0
1988 Minnesota Twins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .0 .0
Totals: 1 17 183 0 147 6 1 0 1.000 973.0 3.7

Career Fielding Stats

YEAR TEAM POS G PO A E DP FPCT RF ZR
1967 Chicago Cubs P 36 10 26 0 1 1.000 0.00 .000
1968 Chicago Cubs P 34 9 33 0 2 1.000 0.00 .000
1969 Chicago Cubs P 4 2 5 0 1 1.000 0.00 .000
1969 San Diego Padres P 37 19 29 5 1 .906 0.00 .000
1970 Detroit Tigers P 38 17 35 1 1 .981 0.00 .000
1971 Detroit Tigers P 31 9 25 1 1 .971 0.00 .000
1972 Detroit Tigers P 18 5 4 0 1 1.000 0.00 .000
1973 Atlanta Braves P 20 2 5 0 2 1.000 0.00 .000
1974 Atlanta Braves P 27 4 8 0 1 1.000 0.00 .000
1975 Houston Astros P 40 7 13 0 0 1.000 0.00 .000
1976 Houston Astros P 36 9 13 3 1 .880 0.00 .000
1977 Houston Astros P 44 11 31 0 7 1.000 0.00 .000
1978 Houston Astros P 35 18 21 0 3 1.000 0.00 .000
1979 Houston Astros P 38 14 39 0 4 1.000 0.00 .000
1980 Houston Astros P 37 17 37 2 2 .964 0.00 .000
1981 Houston Astros P 24 11 23 0 1 1.000 0.00 .000
1982 Houston Astros P 35 22 42 3 2 .955 0.00 .000
1983 Houston Astros P 38 9 36 4 0 .918 0.00 .000
1984 Houston Astros P 38 19 39 2 5 .967 0.00 .000
1985 New York Yankees P 3 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.00 .000
1985 Houston Astros P 32 14 34 1 1 .980 0.00 .000
1986 New York Yankees P 25 9 13 1 2 .957 0.00 .000
1987 Minnesota Twins P 19 6 11 1 1 .944 1.59 .000
1987 New York Yankees P 8 5 5 1 0 .909 1.78 .000
1988 Minnesota Twins P 5 2 3 0 1 1.000 3.86 .000
Totals: 702 253 532 25 41 .969 44.53 .000
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