ALBERTVILLE, Ala. -- Knuckle-ball hurler and Hall of Famer Phil Niekro is helping Ollie's Bargain Outlet open its eleventh store in Alabama today.
Niekro will sign autographs for fans from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Niekro was an All-Star pitcher with Atlanta Braves, and also played for the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays during his career.
Albertville residents who love bargains now have a store in their area dedicated to brand name closeouts and salvage merchandise. The opening of Ollie's will also bring 60 new jobs to the community.
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is located in the Crossroads Annex, on U.S. Highway 431 across from the Crossroads Mall.