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|Place of Birth||Winter Haven|
|Birth Country||United States|
Lance Niekro Biography
Lance Niekro is one of the most popular and richest Baseball Coach who was born on January 29, 1979 in Winter Haven, Florida, United States. As of June 1, 2023, Larry has a net worth approximately $5 Million. On May 4, 2007, the Giants designated Niekro for assignment and recalled Scott Munter from Triple-A Fresno. He was later optioned to Fresno when no other team claimed him. He became a free agent after the season. Like his father and uncle, Niekro can throw a knuckleball, and was first allowed to pitch professionally for the Grizzlies in August 2007.
Lance William Niekro (born January 29, 1979) is a baseball coach and former first baseman, who is the current head baseball coach of the Florida Southern Moccasins. He played college baseball at Florida Southern for coach Chuck Anderson from 1999 to 2000 and then played 4 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 2003 to 2007. After his playing career concluded, he served as an assistant coach at Florida Southern and then was elevated to the head coach position on May 9, 2012. He is the son of former MLB pitcher Joe Niekro and nephew of former MLB pitcher Phil Niekro.
Niekro was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the second round of the 2000 Major League Baseball draft. He began his professional career as a third baseman, but moved to first base in the minor leagues due to injury. Niekro first reached the major leagues in 2003, but only had five at bats. He saw more substantial playing time in 2005, when he split time with J. T. Snow at first base and played in 113 games, finishing the season with a .252 batting average, 12 home runs, and 46 RBI in 278 at-bats.
Following the 2005 season, Snow and the Giants parted ways. As a result, Niekro was given his shot as the everyday first baseman, but was sent back down to the minors. During the 2006 season, his replacements were Mark Sweeney, Travis Ishikawa, Chad Santos and Shea Hillenbrand.
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Lance Niekro Net Worth
Larry is one of the richest Baseball Coach from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Lance Niekro's net worth $5 Million.
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Source of Income||Baseball Coach|
|House||Living in own house.|
Born in Winter Haven, Florida, Niekro graduated from George W. Jenkins High School in Lakeland, Florida, and attended Florida Southern College. While in high school, he had transitioned from being a knuckleball pitcher to a position player, playing third base at Florida Southern. In 1999 and 2000, he played collegiate summer baseball for the Orleans Cardinals of the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL), and was named league MVP in 1999. He was inducted into the CCBL Hall of Fame in 2006.
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Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Lance Niekro height 6 ft 3 in Larry weight 210 lbs & body measurements will update soon.
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
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Facts & Trivia
Larry Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Coach. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Lance Niekro celebrates birthday on January 29 of every year.
Did Joe Niekro throw a knuckleball?
Houston Astros. The Houston Astros purchased Niekro’s contract from the Braves for $35,000 in 1975. He blossomed into a dominant pitcher as he perfected his knuckleball in Houston, going 21–11 in 1979 and 20–12 in 1980, to become the first Astros pitcher to win 20 games in consecutive seasons.
Who was the knuckleball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves?
Philip Henry Niekro (/ˈniːkroʊ/ NEE-kroh; April 1, 1939 – December 26, 2020), nicknamed “Knucksie”, was an American baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball, 20 of them with the Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves.
How fast did Phil Niekro throw his knuckleball?
Because of his arm strength, he has a wider range to vary the speed of the pitch. Mr. Niekro generally kept his knuckleball between 65 and 70 mph, but Mr.
Is Joe Niekro in the Baseball Hall of Fame?
In his fifth year on the ballot, Niekro received 80.3% of the votes in 1997 and entered the National Baseball Hall of Fame that summer.
How did Phil Niekro cheat?
3, 1987: Niekro’s on the mound in Anaheim, pitching for the Twins against the Angels. He throws a slider that breaks the laws of physics. When plate umpire Tim Tschida visits the mound to have a look, an emery board flies out of Niekro’s pocket.