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Phil Niekro

Phil Niekro was born on April 1, 1939 in Blaine, Ohio, USA as Philip Henry Niekro. He is an actor, known for Knuckleball! (2012), 2008 MLB All-Star Game (2008) and 1978 MLB All-Star Game (1978). See full bio »

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Known For

Knuckleball!
Knuckleball! Thanks
(2012)
2008 MLB All-Star Game
2008 MLB All-Star Game Himself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony
(2008)
1978 MLB All-Star Game
1978 MLB All-Star Game Himself - NL Pitcher
(1978)
1969 MLB All-Star Game
1969 MLB All-Star Game Himself - NL Pitcher
(1969)

Filmography

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 1983 The Star Chamber
Baseball Game Pitcher (uncredited)
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 2012 Knuckleball! (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2013 60 Minutes Sports (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Former Baseball Pitcher (segment "Anatomy of a Nasty Pitch")
- Dark Horse/Anatomy of a Nasty Pitch/Darts Wonderland (2013) ... Himself - Former Baseball Pitcher (segment "Anatomy of a Nasty Pitch")
 2012 Knuckleball! (Documentary)
Himself - Knuckleball Pitcher, 1964-87
 2008 2008 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony
 2006 Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 3 July 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 2003 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 23 July 2003 (2003) ... Himself
 2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Ball Four (2002) ... Himself
 1984 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 25 June 1984 (1984) ... Himself
 1982 1982 National League Championship Series (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher
- Game 2 (1982) ... Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher
 1978 1978 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - NL Pitcher
 1969 1969 National League Championship Series (TV Series)
Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher
- Game 1 (1969) ... Himself - Atlanta Braves Pitcher
 1969 1969 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - NL Pitcher
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 2011 Prime 9 (TV Series)
Himself
- Greatest Non-World Series Players (2011) ... Himself
 2006 DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

Brother of Joe Niekro See more »

Nickname:

Knucksie

Star Sign:

Aries

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