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Baseball Hall of Famer, Phil ‘Knucksie' dies at 81

Baseball Hall of Famer, Phil ‘Knucksie' dies at 81

BRIDGEPORT, Ohio – Ohio Valley native and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Phil ‘Knucksie, Niekro died in his sleep Saturday night, at his Atlanta suburban home, at the age of 81. Niekro spent most of his 24-year career with the Atlanta Braves. The Bridgeport Exempted Village School District Superintendent Brent Ripley stated, “Phil left an outstanding legacy not only at Bridgeport, but...

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