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Nolan Ryan

Lynn Nolan Ryan (Ryan Express)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: January 31, 1947 in Refugio, Texas, US
High School: Alvin HS (Alvin, TX)

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 12th round of the 1965 MLB June Amateur Draft from Alvin HS (Alvin, TX).

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Minors Pitching

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Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1965 18 -1.2 Marion APPY Rk NYM 3 6 .333 4.38 13 12 2 1 78.0 61 47 38 4 56 3 115 8 0 6 1.500 7.0 0.5 6.5 13.3 2.05
1965 18 -3.3 Mets FLIL WRk NYM 3 3 .500 4.29 10 8 1 1 42.0 39 25 20 1 22 0 35 3 1 4 1.452 8.4 0.2 4.7 7.5 1.59
1966 19 -1.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA NYM 17 4 .810 2.36 32 31 9 5 202.0 118 65 53 2 139 4 307 6 2 22 1.272 5.3 0.1 6.2 13.7 2.21
1966 19 -1.7 Greenville WCRS A NYM 17 2 .895 2.51 29 28 9 5 183.0 109 59 51 2 127 4 272 6 1 20 1.290 5.4 0.1 6.2 13.4 2.14
1966 19 -3.4 Williamsport EL AA NYM 0 2 .000 0.95 3 3 0 0 19.0 9 6 2 0 12 0 35 0 1 2 1.105 4.3 0.0 5.7 16.6 2.92
1967 20 -3.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A NYM 1 0 1.000 0.82 4 1 0 0 11.0 4 2 1 0 5 0 23 0 0 3 0.818 3.3 0.0 4.1 18.8 4.60
1967 20 -0.7 Winter Haven FLOR A NYM 0 0 2.25 1 1 0 0 4.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 5 0 0 2 0.750 2.2 0.0 4.5 11.2 2.50
1967 20 -5.7 Jacksonville IL AAA NYM 1 0 1.000 0.00 3 0 0 0 7.0 3 1 0 0 3 0 18 0 0 1 0.857 3.9 0.0 3.9 23.1 6.00
1967 20 -1.1 Mets FLIL WRk NYM 0 1 .000 4.70 8 5 0 0 23.0 19 19 12 0 16 1 31 1 0 2 1.522 7.4 0.0 6.3 12.1 1.94
3 Seasons 21 10 .677 2.85 49 44 11 6 291.0 183 114 92 6 200 7 445 14 2 31 1.316 5.7 0.2 6.2 13.8 2.23
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

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Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1965 18 -1.4 Marion APPY Rk NYM 13 33 28 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 14 .214 .290 .214 .505 6 0 2 0
1965 18 -2.8 Mets FLIL WRk NYM 11 14 13 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 9 .154 .154 .385 .538 5 0 1 0
1966 19 -2.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA NYM 33 81 74 4 10 2 1 0 5 0 0 5 19 .135 .190 .189 .379 14 0 2 0
1966 19 -2.0 Greenville WCRS A NYM 30 75 68 4 9 2 1 0 5 0 0 5 18 .132 .192 .191 .383 13 0 2 0
1966 19 -4.0 Williamsport EL AA NYM 3 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0
1967 20 -4.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A NYM 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
1967 20 -1.2 Winter Haven FLOR A NYM 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1967 20 -5.7 Jacksonville IL AAA NYM 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0
1967 20 -1.4 Mets FLIL WRk NYM 8 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0 0
3 Seasons 50 118 105 7 16 2 1 0 5 0 0 9 35 .152 .219 .190 .410 20 0 4 0
WRk (2 seasons) WRk 19 19 18 2 4 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 11 .222 .222 .389 .611 7 0 1 0
A (2 seasons) A 31 76 69 4 9 2 1 0 5 0 0 5 19 .130 .189 .188 .378 13 0 2 0

Minors Fielding

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Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1965 18 Marion APPY Rk NYM P 13 22 3 16 3 1 .864 1.46
1965 18 Mets FLIL WRk NYM P 10 11 0 10 1 0 .909 1.00
1966 19 Greenville WCRS A NYM P 29 26 4 20 2 1 .923 0.83
1966 19 New York NL MLB NYM P 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
1967 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A NYM P 4 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.25
1967 20 Winter Haven FLOR A NYM P 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1967 20 Jacksonville IL AAA NYM P 3 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
1967 20 Mets FLIL WRk NYM P 8 4 2 1 1 0 .750 0.38
1968 21 New York NL MLB NYM P 21 20 5 11 4 0 .800 0.76
1969 22 New York NL MLB NYM P 25 5 0 4 1 0 .800 0.16
1970 23 New York NL MLB NYM P 27 25 11 10 4 2 .840 0.78
1971 24 New York NL MLB NYM P 30 23 5 15 3 2 .870 0.67
1972 25 California AL MLB CAL P 39 41 7 28 6 2 .854 0.90
1973 26 California AL MLB CAL P 41 41 11 28 2 1 .951 0.95
1974 27 California AL MLB CAL P 42 66 12 48 6 1 .909 1.43
1975 28 California AL MLB CAL P 28 37 12 18 7 3 .811 1.07
1976 29 California AL MLB CAL P 39 55 14 34 7 1 .873 1.23
1977 30 California AL MLB CAL P 37 63 20 35 8 1 .873 1.49
1978 31 California AL MLB CAL P 31 54 13 33 8 3 .852 1.48
1979 32 California AL MLB CAL P 34 41 8 29 4 1 .902 1.09
1980 33 Houston NL MLB HOU P 35 45 13 27 5 0 .889 1.14
1981 34 Houston NL MLB HOU P 21 22 5 16 1 3 .955 1.00
1982 35 Houston NL MLB HOU P 35 44 9 33 2 1 .955 1.20
1983 36 Houston NL MLB HOU P 29 34 4 28 2 0 .941 1.10
1984 37 Houston NL MLB HOU P 30 20 7 11 2 0 .900 0.60
1985 38 Houston NL MLB HOU P 35 28 6 20 2 0 .929 0.74
1986 39 Houston NL MLB HOU P 30 29 10 17 2 2 .931 0.90
1987 40 Houston NL MLB HOU P 34 30 11 18 1 1 .967 0.85
1988 41 Houston NL MLB HOU P 33 30 8 18 4 0 .867 0.79
1989 42 Texas AL MLB TEX P 32 33 11 19 3 0 .909 0.94
1990 43 Texas AL MLB TEX P 30 20 7 13 0 1 1.000 0.67
1991 44 Texas AL MLB TEX P 27 21 7 14 0 1 1.000 0.78
1992 45 Texas AL MLB TEX P 27 21 2 16 3 1 .857 0.67
1993 46 Texas AL MLB TEX P 13 8 1 4 3 0 .625 0.38
3 Seasons 46 50 7 37 6 2 .880 0.96

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1965 18 Marion Mets Appalachian League Rk NYM
1965 18 FIL Mets Florida Instructional League WRk NYM
1966 19 Greenville Mets Western Carolinas League A NYM
1966 19 Williamsport Mets Eastern League AA NYM
1966 19 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1966-09-11 1966-09-18
1967 20 Jacksonville Suns International League AAA NYM
1967 20 Winter Haven Mets Florida State League A NYM
1967 20 FIL Mets Florida Instructional League WRk NYM
1968 21 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1968-04-14 1968-09-20
1969 22 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1969-04-09 1969-10-01
1970 23 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1970-04-18 1970-09-30
1971 24 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1971-04-23 1971-09-28
1972 25 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1972-04-18 1972-10-04
1973 26 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-27
1974 27 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1974-04-05 1974-09-28
1975 28 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1975-04-07 1975-08-24
1976 29 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1976-04-10 1976-10-03
1977 30 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1977-04-07 1977-09-25
1978 31 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1978-04-08 1978-10-01
1979 32 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1979-04-06 1979-09-28
1980 33 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1980-04-12 1980-10-04
1981 34 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1981-04-15 1981-10-01
1982 35 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1982-04-06 1982-10-01
1983 36 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1983-04-17 1983-09-29
1984 37 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1984-04-04 1984-09-20
1985 38 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-05
1986 39 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-03
1987 40 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1987-04-08 1987-10-04
1988 41 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1988-04-08 1988-09-19
1989 42 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1989-04-06 1989-09-30
1990 43 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1990-04-09 1990-09-30
1991 44 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 45 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1992-04-06 1992-09-27
1993 46 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1993-04-09 1993-09-22

Sabr ID: 4af413ee

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