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Nolan Ryan
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Age 70
Birthday 31 January, 1947
Birthplace Refugio, TX
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
Occupation Baseball
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Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr. (born January 31, 1947), nicknamed "The Ryan Express", is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher and a previous chief executive officer (CEO) of the Texas Rangers. He is currently an executive adviser to the owner of the Houston Astros.

Dating History

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Nolan Ryan is married to Ruth Ryan.
Ruth Ryan
  • Commenced Dating: 1966
  • Date Married: 26 June 1968
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MLB Batting Statistics

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1966 NYM 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1968 NYM 21 44 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 29 0.114 0.152 0.114
1969 NYM 25 29 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 14 0.103 0.103 0.103
1970 NYM 27 45 2 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 21 0.178 0.178 0.178
1971 NYM 30 47 4 6 0 1 0 1 0 3 21 0.128 0.180 0.170
1972 CAL 39 96 4 13 5 1 0 3 1 2 48 0.135 0.153 0.208
1973 CAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1974 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1975 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1976 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1977 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1978 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1979 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1980 HOU 35 70 5 6 0 0 1 6 0 7 29 0.086 0.167 0.129
1981 HOU 21 51 3 11 1 0 0 1 0 5 18 0.216 0.286 0.235
1982 HOU 35 83 5 10 0 0 0 3 0 5 37 0.120 0.170 0.120
1983 HOU 29 69 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 29 0.072 0.099 0.072
1984 HOU 30 61 3 6 2 0 0 1 1 2 26 0.098 0.127 0.131
1985 HOU 35 63 2 7 2 0 0 4 0 4 21 0.111 0.162 0.143
1986 HOU 30 59 1 6 0 0 0 5 0 1 22 0.102 0.117 0.102
1987 HOU 34 65 2 4 0 0 1 4 0 1 22 0.062 0.076 0.108
1988 HOU 33 70 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 4 34 0.057 0.108 0.057
1989 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1990 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1991 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1992 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
1993 TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
Career 427 852 40 94 10 2 2 36 3 38 371 - - -

MLB Fielding Statistics

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1966 NYM 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 1.000
1968 NYM 21 18 134 5 11 4 0 0.800
1969 NYM 25 10 89 0 4 1 0 0.800
1970 NYM 27 19 131 11 10 4 2 0.840
1971 NYM 30 26 152 5 15 3 2 0.870
1972 CAL 39 39 284 7 28 6 2 0.854
1973 CAL 1 39 326 11 28 2 1 0.951
1974 CAL 42 41 332 12 48 6 1 0.909
1975 CAL 28 28 198 12 18 7 3 0.811
1976 CAL 39 39 284 14 34 7 1 0.873
1977 CAL 37 37 299 20 35 8 1 0.873
1978 CAL 31 31 234 13 33 8 3 0.852
1979 CAL 34 34 222 8 29 4 1 0.902
1980 HOU 35 35 233 13 27 5 0 0.889
1981 HOU 21 21 149 5 16 1 3 0.955
1982 HOU 35 35 250 9 33 2 1 0.955
1983 HOU 29 29 196 4 28 2 0 0.941
1984 HOU 30 30 183 7 11 2 0 0.900
1985 HOU 35 35 232 6 20 2 0 0.929
1986 HOU 30 30 178 10 17 2 2 0.931
1987 HOU 34 34 211 11 18 1 1 0.967
1988 HOU 33 33 220 8 18 4 0 0.867
1989 TEX 32 32 239 11 19 3 0 0.909
1990 TEX 30 30 204 7 13 0 1 1.000
1991 TEX 27 27 173 7 14 0 1 1.000
1992 TEX 27 27 157 2 16 3 1 0.857
1993 TEX 13 13 66 1 4 3 0 0.625
Career 767 773 - 220 547 90 27 -

MLB Pitching Statistics

Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1966 NYM 0-1 15.00 2 1 0 0 0 3 5 5 5 3 6
1968 NYM 6-9 3.09 21 18 3 0 0 134 93 50 46 75 133
1969 NYM 6-3 3.53 25 10 2 0 1 89 60 38 35 53 92
1970 NYM 7-11 3.42 27 19 5 2 1 131 86 59 50 97 125
1971 NYM 10-14 3.97 30 26 3 0 0 152 125 78 67 116 137
1972 CAL 19-16 2.28 39 39 20 9 0 284 166 80 72 157 329
1973 CAL 21-16 2.87 41 39 26 4 1 326 238 113 104 162 383
1974 CAL 22-16 2.89 42 41 26 3 0 332 221 127 107 202 367
1975 CAL 14-12 3.45 28 28 10 5 0 198 152 90 76 132 186
1976 CAL 17-18 3.36 39 39 21 7 0 284 193 117 106 183 327
1977 CAL 19-16 2.77 37 37 22 4 0 299 198 110 92 204 341
1978 CAL 10-13 3.72 31 31 14 3 0 234 183 106 97 148 260
1979 CAL 16-14 3.60 34 34 17 5 0 222 169 104 89 114 223
1980 HOU 11-10 3.35 35 35 4 2 0 233 205 100 87 98 200
1981 HOU 11-5 1.69 21 21 5 3 0 149 99 34 28 68 140
1982 HOU 16-12 3.16 35 35 10 3 0 250 196 100 88 109 245
1983 HOU 14-9 2.98 29 29 5 2 0 196 134 74 65 101 183
1984 HOU 12-11 3.04 30 30 5 2 0 183 143 78 62 69 197
1985 HOU 10-12 3.80 35 35 4 0 0 232 205 108 98 95 209
1986 HOU 12-8 3.34 30 30 1 0 0 178 119 72 66 82 194
1987 HOU 8-16 2.76 34 34 0 0 0 211 154 75 65 87 270
1988 HOU 12-11 3.52 33 33 4 1 0 220 186 98 86 87 228
1989 TEX 16-10 3.20 32 32 6 2 0 239 162 96 85 98 301
1990 TEX 13-9 3.44 30 30 5 2 0 204 137 86 78 74 232
1991 TEX 12-6 2.91 27 27 2 2 0 173 102 58 56 72 203
1992 TEX 5-9 3.72 27 27 2 0 0 157 138 75 65 69 157
1993 TEX 5-5 4.88 13 13 0 0 0 66 54 47 36 40 46
Career 324-292 - 807 773 222 61 3 - 3923 2178 1911 2795 5714

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For my children, they spent 15 to 20 years of their life in baseball. And Ruth and I spent so many years of our married life that that was our life. We knew nothing else.

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