Pioneer radio talk show host Ann Liguori conducts a wide-ranging interview with baseball Hall of Famer Phil Niekro. The award-winning broadcaster and one of the greatest knuckleballers of all time discuss his life and 24-year major league career in another of her series of talks with great sports personalities. "Knucksie" talks movingly of his father teaching him the pitch that allowed him to escape Ohio’s coal fields, remembers fondly what life was like as a five-time Brave all-star, touches on what it is like to hold the record with fellow knuckler Joe for most pitching wins by brothers, and shares anecdotes about playing for Yankee boss George Steinbrener.
Phil is interviewed by Ann Liguori, award-winning luminary in sports broadcasting with a celebrated career that spans two decades. Liguori has interviewed some of the most legendary sports personalities, drawing out their success stories, their opinions on a variety of issues, and their love of the game.
Listen to more of Ann Liquori's Audio Hall of Fame Interviews.
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