NOLAN RYAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nolan Ryan Misfires Big Time on Ceremonial First Pitch to Craig Biggio

Nolan Ryan is one of the best executives in the game today. He did wonders with the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros are hoping he can do the same for them. He is also one of the best pitchers to ever take the mound. Not too many guys can lay claim to a resume like his--11X strikeout champ, 8X All-Star,  World Series champion, jersey retired by three teams, hall of famer...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolan Ryan throws wild first pitch at Astros opener (Video)

Hall of Fame pitcher (and newly named executive advisor for the Houston Astros) Nolan Ryan threw an extremely wild ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday night's season opener against the New York Yankees. Astros great (and future Hall of Famer) Craig Biggio served as catcher for the ceremonial pitch, but was unable to stay in front of it as Ryan's pitch was nearly five feet...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan, Biggio to be battery mates once again

Houston baseball legends Nolan Ryan and Craig Biggio will be teaming up once again to deliver the ceremonial first pitch during the Astros' Opening Day festivities on Tuesday. Biggio, whose rookie season in 1988 was also Ryan's last with the Astros before moving on to the Texas Rangers, caught the Hall of Famer's 100th career win, and the two will be battery mates again...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros bring on Nolan Ryan as executive adviser

In a move that should come as a surprise to no one, Nolan Ryan has reunited with the Houston Astros. Ryan, who had been in the Texas front office before leaving the organization following the 2013 season, will serve as the executive adviser. In that role the Hall of Famer will work with team owner Jim Crane, general manager Jeff Luhnow and Ryan's son Reid, who is the president...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nolan Ryan to rejoin Astros as executive advisor

Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan has rejoined the Houston Astros as the team's executive advisor. Ryan worked as a special assistant to the general manager in Houston from 2004 until he became president of the Texas Rangers in 2008. He added CEO to his title with the Rangers in 2011 and remained in that position until he stepped down in October. Ryan will serve as an advisor...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nolan Ryan selling Texas mansion for $1.2 million

After stepping down as the CEO of the Texas Rangers in October and selling his stake in the ballclub, Nolan Ryan is continuing…
Via Busted Coverage
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Nolan Ryan stepping down as CEO of Rangers, selling stake in team

ARLINGTON, Texas – 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. In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the Rangers in a move effective at the end of this month. He is also selling his ownership stake in the team to co-chairmen...
Via NESN.com
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Carlton takes a shot at Nolan Ryan

Hall of Famer and former Philadelphia Phillies pithcer Steve Carlton was one of the most dominant pitchers of his era, and of all-time. He captured 4 Cy Young awards, while winning 329 games over 24 MLB seasons. Carlton also retired only second to Nolan Ryan in career strikeouts, and now stands fourth all-time on that list. Ryan finished his career with 5 fewer wins in three addtional...
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May 15, 2013  |  1 Comment
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Ryan questions Hamilton decision

Rangers head honcho Nolan Ryan questioned Josh Hamilton's decision to quit smokeless tobacco during the season, saying the timing "couldn't have been worse."

Via Larry Brown Sports
October 10, 2012  |  15 Comments
THE END OF AN ERA

Rangers to stop showing clips of Ryan-Ventura fight

The Rangers won't show clips of Nolan Ryan pounding on Robin Ventura at games so the new ChiSox manager won't have to see it.

Via NESN.com
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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