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Full Name: Lynn Nolan Ryan Primary Position: SP
First Game: September 11, 1966 Birthdate: January 31, 1947
Last Game: September 22, 1993 Birthplace: Refugio, Texas
MLB Experience: 27 years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
College: N/A
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999


Biography

Born on January 31, 1947 in Refugio, Texas, Nolan Ryan (Lynn Nolan Ryan) played for the New York Mets, California Angels, Houston Astros and Texas Rangers over the course of his 27 year career. Ryan broke into the bigs on September 11, 1966 with the New York Mets, and put up a 3.09 ERA in 134 innings pitched in 1968, his rookie year.

Most people believe that Nolan Ryan's best season was 1973, when he posted a 2.87 ERA, won 21 games and struck out 383 batters.

Career Highlights

  • All-Star Games: 8 (1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1989)
  • World Series Champion: 1 (1969)

Statistics

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1966 NYM N 2 1 0 1 15.00 6 5 5 0 0 0 3 5 1 3 1 1 0
1968 NYM N 21 18 6 9 3.09 133 50 46 3 0 0 134 93 12 75 4 7 4
1969 NYM N 25 10 6 3 3.53 92 38 35 2 0 1 89.1 60 3 53 3 1 1
1970 NYM N 27 19 7 11 3.42 125 59 50 5 2 1 131.2 86 10 97 2 8 4
1971 NYM N 30 26 10 14 3.97 137 78 67 3 0 0 152 125 8 116 4 6 15
1972 CAL A 39 39 19 16 2.28 329 80 72 20 9 0 284 166 14 157 4 18 10
1973 CAL A 41 39 21 16 2.87 383 113 104 26 4 1 326 238 18 162 2 15 7
1974 CAL A 42 41 22 16 2.89 367 127 107 26 3 0 332.2 221 18 202 3 9 9
1975 CAL A 28 28 14 12 3.45 186 90 76 10 5 0 198 152 13 132 0 12 7
1976 CAL A 39 39 17 18 3.36 327 117 106 21 7 0 284.1 193 13 183 2 5 5
1977 CAL A 37 37 19 16 2.77 341 110 92 22 4 0 299 198 12 204 7 21 9
1978 CAL A 31 31 10 13 3.72 260 106 97 14 3 0 234.2 183 12 148 7 13 3
1979 CAL A 34 34 16 14 3.60 223 104 89 17 5 0 222.2 169 15 114 3 9 6
1980 HOU N 35 35 11 10 3.35 200 100 87 4 2 0 233.2 205 10 98 1 10 3
1981 HOU N 21 21 11 5 1.69 140 34 28 5 3 0 149 99 2 68 1 16 1
1982 HOU N 35 35 16 12 3.16 245 100 88 10 3 0 250.1 196 20 109 3 18 8
1983 HOU N 29 29 14 9 2.98 183 74 65 5 2 0 196.1 134 9 101 3 5 4
1984 HOU N 30 30 12 11 3.04 197 78 62 5 2 0 183.2 143 12 69 2 6 4
1985 HOU N 35 35 10 12 3.80 209 108 98 4 0 0 232 205 12 95 8 14 9
1986 HOU N 30 30 12 8 3.34 194 72 66 1 0 0 178 119 14 82 5 15 4
1987 HOU N 34 34 8 16 2.76 270 75 65 0 0 0 211.2 154 14 87 2 10 4
1988 HOU N 33 33 12 11 3.52 228 98 86 4 1 0 220 186 18 87 6 10 7
1989 TEX A 32 32 16 10 3.20 301 96 85 6 2 0 239.1 162 17 98 3 19 9
1990 TEX A 30 30 13 9 3.44 232 86 78 5 2 0 204 137 18 74 2 9 7
1991 TEX A 27 27 12 6 2.91 203 58 56 2 2 0 173 102 12 72 0 8 5
1992 TEX A 27 27 5 9 3.72 157 75 65 2 0 0 157.1 138 9 69 0 9 12
1993 TEX A 13 13 5 5 4.88 46 47 36 0 0 0 66.1 54 5 40 0 3 1
Total NL 387 356 135 132 3.23 2359 969 848 51 15 2 2364.2 1810 145 1140 45 127 68
Total AL 420 417 189 160 3.17 3355 1209 1063 171 46 1 3021.1 2113 176 1655 33 150 90
Total 807 773 324 292 3.19 5714 2178 1911 222 61 3 5386 3923 321 2795 78 277 158

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1966 NYM N P 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1968 NYM N P 21 18 134 5 11 4 0 0 1 11 4 2 .800
1969 NYM N P 25 10 89.1 0 4 1 0 0 0 3 3 0 .800
1970 NYM N P 27 19 131.2 11 10 4 2 0 0 14 4 1 .840
1971 NYM N P 30 26 152 5 15 3 2 0 2 23 3 0 .870
1972 CAL A P 39 39 284 7 28 6 2 0 4 40 9 1 .854
1973 CAL A P 41 39 326 11 28 2 1 0 5 37 10 4 .951
1974 CAL A P 42 41 332.2 12 48 6 1 0 4 28 21 3 .909
1975 CAL A P 28 28 198 12 18 7 3 0 2 28 9 3 .811
1976 CAL A P 39 39 284.1 14 34 7 1 0 3 44 23 6 .873
1977 CAL A P 37 37 299 20 35 8 1 0 0 43 19 7 .873
1978 CAL A P 31 31 234.2 13 33 8 3 0 0 52 15 1 .852
1979 CAL A P 34 34 222.2 8 29 4 1 0 1 20 11 6 .902
1980 HOU N P 35 35 233.2 13 27 5 0 0 1 24 12 3 .889
1981 HOU N P 21 21 149 5 16 1 3 0 1 21 7 1 .955
1982 HOU N P 35 35 250.1 9 33 2 1 0 1 39 12 2 .955
1983 HOU N P 29 29 196.1 4 28 2 0 0 5 21 8 2 .941
1984 HOU N P 30 30 183.2 7 11 2 0 0 4 37 7 0 .900
1985 HOU N P 35 35 232 6 20 2 0 0 2 31 12 1 .929
1986 HOU N P 30 30 178 10 17 2 2 0 3 26 9 0 .931
1987 HOU N P 34 34 211.2 11 18 1 1 0 3 45 7 0 .967
1988 HOU N P 33 33 220 8 18 4 0 0 1 46 8 1 .867
1989 TEX A P 32 32 239.1 11 19 3 0 0 3 36 6 0 .909
1990 TEX A P 30 30 204 7 13 0 1 0 2 25 9 0 1.000
1991 TEX A P 27 27 173 7 14 0 1 0 2 24 8 2 1.000
1992 TEX A P 27 27 157.1 2 16 3 1 0 2 26 12 1 .857
1993 TEX A P 13 13 66.1 1 4 3 0 0 1 13 4 0 .625
Total P 807 773 5386 220 547 90 27 0 53 757 252 47 .895

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1966 NYM N 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 NYM N 21 44 2 5 0 2 .114 .152 .114 0 0 2 29 0 1 0 0 0
1969 NYM N 25 29 3 3 0 2 .103 .103 .103 0 0 0 14 0 3 0 0 1
1970 NYM N 27 45 2 8 0 0 .178 .178 .178 0 0 0 21 0 2 1 0 0
1971 NYM N 30 47 4 6 0 1 .128 .180 .170 0 1 3 21 0 3 0 0 1
1972 CAL A 39 96 4 13 0 3 .135 .153 .208 5 1 2 48 0 1 1 0 0
1973 CAL A 41 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 CAL A 42 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 CAL A 28 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 CAL A 39 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 CAL A 37 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 CAL A 31 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 CAL A 34 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 HOU N 35 70 5 6 1 6 .086 .167 .129 0 0 7 29 0 5 0 0 0
1981 HOU N 21 51 3 11 0 1 .216 .286 .235 1 0 5 18 0 4 0 0 1
1982 HOU N 35 83 5 10 0 3 .120 .170 .120 0 0 5 37 0 6 0 0 1
1983 HOU N 29 69 3 5 0 2 .072 .099 .072 0 0 2 29 0 4 0 0 0
1984 HOU N 30 61 3 6 0 1 .098 .127 .131 2 0 2 26 0 5 1 0 1
1985 HOU N 35 63 2 7 0 4 .111 .162 .143 2 0 4 21 0 14 0 0 1
1986 HOU N 30 59 1 6 0 5 .102 .117 .102 0 0 1 22 0 3 0 0 2
1987 HOU N 34 65 2 4 1 4 .062 .076 .108 0 0 1 22 0 7 0 0 2
1988 HOU N 33 70 1 4 0 2 .057 .108 .057 0 0 4 34 0 7 0 0 1
1989 TEX A 32 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 TEX A 30 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 TEX A 27 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 TEX A 27 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 TEX A 13 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total NL 387 756 36 81 2 33 .107 .147 .124 5 1 36 323 0 64 2 0 11
Total AL 420 96 4 13 0 3 .135 .153 .208 5 1 2 48 0 1 1 0 0
Total 807 852 40 94 2 36 .110 .148 .134 10 2 38 371 0 65 3 0 11

Transactions

Trivia

  • Besides Jackie Robinson (whose number [42] was retired by every team), Nolan Ryan is the only player in MLB history to have his number retired by 3 teams.


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