Randy Niemann

Randy Niemann

Randy Niemann
Born: (1955-11-15) November 15, 1955
Scotia, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 20, 1979, for the Houston Astros
Last MLB appearance
June 20, 1987, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Games pitched 122
Win–loss record 7–8
Earned run average 4.64
Strikeouts 102

As player

As coach

Career highlights and awards

Randal Harold Niemann (born November 15, 1955 in Scotia, California) is an American professional baseball coach and a former pitcher who appeared in 122 Major League games, all but 10 in relief, in 1979–1980 and 1982–1987 for the Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox, New York Mets and Minnesota Twins. Niemann was a southpaw pitcher who stood 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighed 200 pounds (91 kg).[1]

Niemann originally signed with the New York Yankees after he was selected in the second round of the secondary phase of the 1975 Major League Baseball Draft, and his active career spanned 14 pro seasons (1975–1988). In the Major Leagues, he worked in 200 innings pitched, and allowed 219 hits and 82 bases on balls, with 102 strikeouts, three saves and three complete games. He won seven of 15 decisions (.467) and compiled a career earned run average of 4.64.

Coaching career

After retiring as an active player, Niemann became a coach and instructor in the Double-A Springfield Cardinals.


  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/n/niemara01.shtml
  2. ^ http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20120109&content_id=26298200&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
Preceded by
Bob McClure
Boston Red Sox pitching coach
Aug. 20 – Oct. 3
Succeeded by
Juan Nieves