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Topic - Nolan Ryan
A pair of Cy Young Awards, three straight major league ERA titles, a 20-win season - and now a no-hitter.
He was robbed of every day he would have lived when he might have met someone for the first time, and made it a special moment for them, because that's what he did. He was an All-Star contributor to the human race.
Although his seven seasons as president of the Rangers were very successful, Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan doesn't want Texans to expect miracles as he begins his new job with the Houston Astros.
Scott Feldman was signed this offseason to lead Houston Astros' the rotation and be a veteran presence for the team's young pitching staff.
Jim Fregosi's big league career got off to a real quiet start. His first three at-bats, as a teenager for the expansion Los Angeles Angels, he hit grounders back to perennial Gold Glove pitcher Jim Kaat.
Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan rejoined the Houston Astros on Tuesday as an executive adviser.
Nolan Ryan is enjoying retirement so far.
Nolan Ryan is leaving the Texas Rangers again, stepping away from his CEO role 20 years after ending his Hall of Fame career as a pitcher.
The Hall of Fame pitcher became the 10th president of the Rangers in February 2008 and became chief executive officer three years later.
Bailey became the third Reds pitcher with more than one no-hitter, joining Jim Maloney and Johnny Vander Meer — still the only big leaguer to toss two in a row. Bailey beat the Pirates 1-0 in Pittsburgh last Sept. 28 and got another 17 starts later.
Reid Ryan choked back tears as he was introduced as president of his beloved Astros, the team he grew up watching in the days when his Hall of Fame father, Nolan Ryan, starred as a pitcher for Houston.
Justin Verlander says it's May. Yu Darvish says it's not the first great opposing pitcher he's faced, and won't be his last.
Justin Verlander says it's May. Yu Darvish says it's not the great opposing pitcher he's faced, and won't be his last.
Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan had a blazing fastball, the first ever clocked at 100 mph, during 27 seasons that included 5,714 strikeouts and seven no-hitters. Mariano Rivera has used a devastating, bat-cracking cutter for a record 608 saves to be part of five World Series championships with the New York Yankees.
Roy Oswalt expects he'll need only four starts in the minors before joining the Texas Rangers.
"I think that no matter how old you are you still see stuff and can learn every day," he said. "There are always new hitters coming up that you need to learn about and try to figure out how to pitch to these guys. You're never too old to learn stuff and I still feel like I'm pretty young."