Joe NiekroOn May 29, 1976, Houston Astros pitcher Joe Niekro hits the only home run of his 22-year major league career. Strangely enough, Niekro reaches the seats against his brother, Phil, the ace of the Atlanta Braves. Joe Niekro’s unexpected blast helps the Astros to a 4-3 win.

Join the Community

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 125 other subscribers

Subscribe to our Podcast

The Daily Rewind

on Apples Podcast | Spotify  | Google | Stitcher

And connect with us wherever else you listen to Podcast and hangout!



Game ticket & learn more about the players, teams, stadiums and dates in history