Phil Niekro

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Name: Phil Niekro
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Boston Pops concert in Cooperstown canceled

--- — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has abruptly cancelled its scheduled 75th anniversary gala concert Aug. 2 featuring the Boston Pops and Paul Simon, among other performers, a public official confirmed this morning. However, a spokesman ... [Published New York Daily Star - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Hall of Fame Weekend to feature a wide range of local activities

While baseball will, of course, be Cooperstown’s center of attention during this weekend’s Hall of Fame ceremonies, the community and its environs will be featuring a wide range of events and activities, culminating in Sunday’s induction of six honor ... [Published New York Daily Star - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ohio shines with diamond gems

Ohioans from each corner of the state, 19 and counting, punctuate the roll call at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.Perhaps the game’s most famous executive — Branch Rickey — and one of its more renowned managers — Walter Alston — are native ... [Published Zanesville Times Recorder - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Today — July 11 — in Padres History

, a crowd of 51,549 watched the National League beat the American League 7-3 in the All-Star Game at San Diego Stadium.This was the first big moment for a Padres franchise in just its ninth year of existence.Steve Garvey is best remembered by Padres fans ... [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Astros though still have the worst record in the Majors at 19-32.

RICHMOND, Va.  cheap jerseys from china  . -- Joey Logano punched his ticket to NASCARS playoffs. Marcos Ambrose punched Casey Mears. Logano used a savvy move to get around three dueling former champions in the final laps Saturday night at Richmond International ... [Published Student Village - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

17-Year-Old Girl Knuckleballer Throws Batting Practice To Tampa Bay Rays [VIDEO]

Sports Fan InsiderKeep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.Sign UpBy: Evan Jankens@kingofthekcIn high school, most baseball players only dream of throwing batting practice to a Major League team. Chelsea Baker , 17, from Plant ... [Published CBS Detroit - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

17-year-old girl fans Rays with knuckleball

539 shares SHARE TWEET SEND EMAILChelsea Baker is a 17-year-old high school baseball pitcher who throws an absolutely vicious knuckleball.She learned how to throw the pitch from knuckleball guru Phil Niekro, and Baker has used it ... [Published Burlington Press - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hall of Famers offer life lessons at C-R: 6/17/2014

6/17/2014By Jim PooleHundreds of students took time from end-of-year exams and classes to get life lessons from two baseball Hall of Famers at Cobleskill-Richmondville High School on Friday.Phil Niekro and Cal Ripken Jr. spent an hour telling 500 students ... [Published Schoharie County Times Journal - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Last fishing outing on the Chattahoochee

HELEN – Last week was the last week for fishing the Chattahoochee in these parts. If you just have to try your luck, you can fish year round in this refreshing hamlet of the state, but trout look for cool waters, and the water temperatures are not very ... [Published LaGrange Daily News - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

7 BB Hall of Famers to take part in summer concert

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Seven of baseball's living legends will be special guests at the concert celebrating the Baseball Hall Of Fame's 75th anniversary. Hall of Famers Rod Carew, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Juan Marichal, Phil Niekro, Ozzie ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ohio pride shines far, wide

A couple of weeks ago in this space we offered the ABC’s of Ohio’s sports figures, pondering the best of the best by last names from each letter of the alphabet.It was a lengthy list, thanks to the tremendous legacy our athletes and coaches have woven ... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Mar 31 2014]

Quotes

"i had a great connection with my family. . .a lot of love" said Niekro, who grew up in a tiny Ohio town

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Boston Pops concert in Cooperstown canceled [Published New York Daily Star - Jul 21 2014]
Hall of Fame Weekend to feature a wide range of... [Published New York Daily Star - Jul 21 2014]
Ohio shines with diamond gems [Published Zanesville Times Recorder - Jul 12 2014]
Today — July 11 — in Padres History [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 11 2014]
The Astros though still have the worst record i... [Published Student Village - Jun 28 2014]
17-Year-Old Girl Knuckleballer Throws Batting P... [Published CBS Detroit - Jun 24 2014]
17-year-old girl fans Rays with knuckleball [Published Burlington Press - Jun 24 2014]
Hall of Famers offer life lessons at C-R: 6/17... [Published Schoharie County Times Journal - Jun 18 2014]
Last fishing outing on the Chattahoochee [Published LaGrange Daily News - Jun 16 2014]
7 BB Hall of Famers to take part in summer concert [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 06 2014]
Ohio pride shines far, wide [Published Mansfield News Journal - Mar 31 2014]
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