Found October 18, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
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Nolan Ryan is stepping down as the chief executive officer of the Texas Rangers, effective at the end of the month. Ryan, 66, said he wants to spend more time on his ranch and with his family and his decision had nothing to do with any philosophical differences he had with Jon Daniels, the Rangers president of baseball operations. “I plan on going home, getting back on my ranch, doing things I haven’t done in the past six years and spending some time with my grand kids and family,” Ryan said 
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