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Nolan Ryan

Baseball Star
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Net worth 2018: $60 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Refugio
Country: United States
BirthDay: 31 January 1947
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.88 m
Education: Alvin Community College, Alvin High School

Nolan Ryan was bornon 31 January 1947 in Refugio, American, is Baseball Star. Popularly nicknamed, ‘The Ryan Express’, Nolan Ryan is the holder of a world record for pitching the fastest baseball, which was documented at 100.9 miles per hour. He made his mark as an excellent ‘power-pitcher’ of his time and was ranked as the '24th best pitcher of all time'. He also made it to the 41st position on 'The Sporting News' list of 'the 100 Greatest Baseball Players'. Born in Texas, Ryan began playing baseball since he was nine years old, when he played for the Alvin Little League. After he graduated from school, he was selected into The New York Mets team. He also received military training and graduated from the Army Reserve obligation. After he officially retired from baseball, he pursued business and retired as the chief executive officer of the Texas Rangers. He also played for the California Angels, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers. He is the only baseball major league player to hold his number with three teams - the California Angels, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers. He is an inductee of the Baseball Hall of Fame.


$60 Million


In 2008, he was appointed as the president of the Texas Rangers


In 2000, he suffered from a heart attack and underwent a double coronary bypass


In 1995, the Texas State Legislature renamed the State Highway 288 to the Nolan Ryan Expressway, in his honour


In 1992, he was honoured with a $1 commemorative coin by the United States Mint


After a contract dispute with the Houston Astros in the 1988 season, he became a part of the Texas Rangers, joining the team as a free agent


In 1979, he joined the Houston Astros, after he sealed a contract with them for a sum of $1 million


By the end of 1973, he had beaten player Sandy Koufax's record by pitching two no-hitters


In 1971, he was traded to the California Angels team as a starting pitcher


In 1968, he managed to pitch his first full season with The New York Mets team


In 1967, he completed his military training at the Army Reserve obligation


In 1966, he was selected to play two games for The New York Mets team


In 1965, he was selected into The New York Mets team, in which he was put in the eighth round


With this team, he broke the record of player Walter Johnson by securing his 3,509th strikeout


was born on January 31, 1947 in Refugio, Texas, to Lynn Nolan Ryan, Sr

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