Joe Niekro was an American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He was the younger brother of pitcher Phil Niekro. During a 22-year baseball career, he pitched from 1967-1988 for seven different teams. He died on October 27, 2006. Joe Niekro has hand signed this ROAL Rawlings Official American League Baseball with To Felicia Best Wishes inscription. Ball toned as shown, sold as is, no returns. JSA Authentication Sticker & Certificate of Authenticity #II11014.