Nolan Ryan

American baseball player

Lynn Nolan Ryan (born January 31, 1947) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played in the major leagues from 1966 to 1993. He played for the New York Mets, California Angels, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers.. As a pitcher, Ryan struck out 5,714 batters.[1] This is the most all-time. Ryan is the only pitcher in the MLB to strike out 5,000 batters. Ryan has also walked more batters and thrown more no-hitters than anyone else.[1] He is now the president and one of the owners of the Texas Rangers. Ryan is from Refugio, Texas.

Nolan Ryan pitching for the Astros


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nolan Ryan Statistics and History". Retrieved 2011-04-03.