There was a lot of buzz in the Anniston area this morning. Thousands of people turned out for the grand opening of the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the Anniston Commons. Former Braves legendary pitcher Phil Niekro was also on hand to sign autographs and meet local fans. Niekro, a MLB Hall of Famer, played 24 Major League seasons (21 in Atlanta). TV24 Sports spoke with him about his expectations for the 2017 Braves after a strong end to the 2016 campaign.
In the featured video you'll also hear Niekro's thoughts on the epic World Series.