Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Happy Birthday Nolan Ryan
Nolan Ryan was born January 31st 1947 and is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He was not just a player he was great , he was The Ryan Express, he was a great pitcher that never gave up until one day....
Nolan pitched for 27 years for four different teams. The years of 1966, 1968-1993 were all years where he spent time playing the sport of baseball. He played for the teams of New York Mets, California Angels, Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers.
In 1999 Nolan Ryan became a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. He became the CEO of the Texas Rangers and is currently the owner of the houston astros.
Ryan played the role of pitcher in the game of baseball. He threw right handed and had pitches that reached 100 miles per hour. Not only did he have an awesome fast ball but his curve ball was exceptional as well with velocity for a breaking ball. During his lifetime he would become an eight time MLB All Star player and ranked first in baseball history with career strikeouts.