Nolan Ryan is synonymous with the Texas Rangers.
Yet, suddenly there seem to be some questions about Ryan's future with the team. Primarily, how has his role changed and is he going to stay?
The Hall of Fame pitcher spent the last five seasons of his playing days in a Rangers uniform, getting his 300th victory, throwing the last two of his record seven no-hitters and getting his 5,000th strikeout.
Since Ryan became the team's president five years ago, the Rangers have made their only two World Series appearances. Those AL pennants came after he helped lead the team through a bankruptcy and was a primary figure in the ownership group that bought the team.
Speculation about Ryan's future with the Rangers has been growing since some seemingly routine promotions. Team ownership last week gave general manager Jon Daniels and chief operating officer Rick George new presidential titles.
The team's announcement that Daniels would be president of baseball operations/general manager and ...