Phil Niekro Award
Jimmy Osting, with Paul Snyder, Braves Special Assistant to the GM
Jimmy Osting - Macon Braves
Drafted by the Braves in the fourth round of the 1995 June draft out of Trinity High School in Louisville, Kentucky. Signed by Hep Cronin. Helped lead the Macon Braves to a wild-card playoff berth by producing a South Atlantic League best of 14 wins.
Jimmy tied the Macon Braves single season record for wins shared by Rob Bell (1997), Jason Marquis (1997) and Derrin Ebert (1995). Named to the 1999 South Atlantic League All Star team. Macon Braves Pitcher of the Month for May and June.