Nolan Ryan is a former MLB (Major League Baseball) pitcher who was previously the CEO of the Texas Rangers.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr. was born in Refugio, Texas on January 31, 1947. He was raised in Alvin, Brazoria County. He graduated from Alvin High School and used to play baseball for the school. He’s been dubbed “The Ryan Express.”
Nolan Ryan’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Nolan Ryan, who was born on January 31, 1947, is 75 years old as of today, July 7, 2022. His height is 1.88 m, and he weighs 88 kg.
Nolan Ryan’s Profession & Career
Nolan Ryan entered the 1965 MLB draft after graduating from high school, and the New York Mets selected him. He was assigned to the Marion Mets of the Appalachian League. He missed the 1967 season due to illness.
Ryan was more of a starter and reliever during the 1968 season. He was a member of the World Series-winning team in 1969. Later, he was traded to the California Angels in exchange for Jim Fregosi. He was allowed to pitch for the Angles.
In 1972, he struck out three batters on nine pitches against the Boston Red Sox. He struck out 383 batters the following year. He also threw two no-hitters that year. He pitched at 100.8 miles per hour in 1974.
Ryan played for the California Angels until 1979. During this time, he was also the American League’s president. He became a free agent after the 1979 season. He joined the Houston Astros in 1980. His fifth no-hitter came in 1981, the same year he won the National League ERA title.
He stayed with the Astros until 1988. Ryan was a member of the Texas Rangers from 1989 to 1993. He finished his career with 27 seasons in Major League Baseball. He has pitched seven no-hitters in his career.
Achievements and Awards
Nolan Ryan was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999. He was also named to Major League Baseball’s All-Century Team. In his honor, the “Nolan Ryan Expressway” has been named in Texas. He was the World Series champion in 1969. He was inducted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame, the Los Angeles Angels Hall of Fame, and the ESPN Dallas Hall of Fame.
Nolan Ryan’s Salary and Net Worth
Nolan Ryan’s net worth is estimated to be more than $70 million as of July 2022. He earned this fortune by playing for several teams throughout his career. He also owns the Round Rock Express and the Corpus Christi Hooks, both minor league teams. He was the majority owner of Express Bank and co-wrote six books. Ryan was also the owner of a restaurant in Texas. He served on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission for six years. For many years, he was also Advil’s spokesman. He also appeared in television commercials and served as the president of the Texas Rangers.
|Celebrated Name||Nolan Ryan|
|Real Name||Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr.,|
|Age||75 years old|
|Birth Date||31 January 1947|
|Birth Place||Refugio, Texas, United States|
|Wife||Ruth Holdorff (m. 1967)|
|Children||Yes (Reid Ryan, Wendy Ryan, Reese Ryan)|
|Profession||American former Major League Baseball pitcher and a previous chief executive officer of the Texas Rangers|
|Net Worth||$70 million|