Phil Niekro Net Worth 2018: What is this baseball player worth?

Phil Niekro is a pro baseball player who plays Pitcher. Niekro was born on April 1, 1939, in Blaine, Ohio. This page will take a closer look at Phil Niekro’s net worth.

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Phil Niekro Career, Earnings

Niekro bats Right and throws Right. Niekro debuted in the MLB on April 15, 1964 for the Milwaukee Braves. In all, Niekro played for the Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, and Atlanta Braves. Niekro’s career ended with the Atlanta Braves in 1987.

Some of Niekro’s most prominent statistics in the MLB included a Win-loss record (pitching) stat of 318-274, a Earned run average stat of 3.35, and a Strikeouts stat of 3,342. Some of the highlights of Phil Niekro’s career include: 5× Major League Baseball All-Star Game, 5× Gold Glove Award, Roberto Clemente Award, 2× List of Major League Baseball annual wins leaders, List of Major League Baseball annual ERA leaders, List of Major League Baseball annual strikeout leaders, Pitched a no-hitter on August 5, 1973, and Jersey number retired.

Phil Niekro was inducted into the National Hall of Fame during the Baseball year1997 induction period with a vote of 80.34% (fifth ballot).

Phil Niekro Net Worth 2018

Baseball compensation can range widely. In Major League Baseball, the average player earns approximately $3 million annually. Top MLB players can receive $25 million or more annually, and less successful players bring in $1 million or less.

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Outside the MLB, most contracts pay less than $10,000 a year. Interesting datapoints from Wikipedia about the contracts signed by Phil Niekro include:

  • “Niekro was signed to the Milwaukee Braves (1953-65) by scout Bill Maughn in 1959 for $250.Knuckleball (2012, movie) He pitched for minor league teams at several levels for the next few years, appearing mostly as a relief pitcher.”

So what is baseball player Phil Niekro’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Phil Niekro’s net worth as of 2018 is:

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