Phil Niekro and Joe Niekro, the Alpha and the Omega of the knuckle ball.
Joe Niekro, another classic knuckleballer, hit the only home run of his career off of his older brother — Phil Niekro.
He didn’t even need the help of his trusty nail file.
R.I.P. Joe Niekro, who passed away back in 2006.
Another day, another knuckler.
“Candy Man” actually portrayed fellow knucklesmith Hoyt Wilhelm in *61.
How’s that for synergy?
Long live the knuckleballer.
A one-time All-Star, Hough finished with career a record of 216-216.