joe niekroOn October 27, 2006, former major league pitcher Joe Niekro, the younger brother of Hall of Fame hurler Phil Niekro, died on Florida from an aneurysm. Joe won 221 games in his 22-year career, pitching for the Cubs, Padres, Tigers, Braves, Astros, Yankees, and Twins, He and Phil hold the record for most combined sins by brothers, with 539.