Originally written on Universal Takeover Sports Network  |  Last updated 10/18/13
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Nolan Ryan is set to retire from the Rangers’ CEO position. According to MLB.com, “the Rangers will not hire a new CEO to replace Ryan. Ray Davis will assume the role of controlling owner as far as representing the Rangers with Major League Baseball and rotate the responsibility with Bob Simpson.” Before joining the team in 2008, the Rangers had been to the playoffs only three times in franchise history. Since 2008 though, the Rangers have gone to the playoffs three times, the World Series twice and have achieved a winning record, for a franchise record, five straight seasons. “I feel like it’s time for me to move on to other things. It’s been a decision that weighed on me heavily, but I feel like it’s the right decision. … At this point and time, it’s the correct thing for me to do,” said Ryan during his press-conference yesterday. This move will become effective on October 31st. Follow me on twitter, @enriquebaseball. The post Texas Rangers’ CEO Nolan Ryan To Retire appeared first on UTSN - The Universal Takeover Sports Network.
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