Ryan, Nolan

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Name
Ryan, Nolan Gender: M
Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr.
born on 31 January 1947 at 09:45 (= 09:45 AM )
Place Refugio, Texas, 28n18, 97w17
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 10°56' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 02°18 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 28°33'



Nolan Ryan
photo: Chuck Andersen, derivative work, license cc-by-2.0

Biography

American baseball pitcher known as the fastest in history, able to throw a ball clocked at 100.8 mph. Right-handed, he played with the New York Mets (1966, 1968–1971), California Angels (1972–1979), Houston Astros (1980–1988), and the Texas Rangers (1989–1993).

He was scouted by the New York Mets from high school, starting his major league career on 11 September 1966, and traded to the Angels 1972-79, playing with the Houston Astros from 1980. With fierce determination, he had spectacular results. In 1973-75 he pitched four no-hit games and held the major-league record for strikeouts in a season (383).

By the close of his career on 26 September 1993, he had carved out a formidable niche in the annals of baseball, with seven no-hitters, 12 one-hitters and 5,714 strikeouts.

Ryan married in 1967; a son, the first of his three kids, was born in 1972 and he proved himself a strong, honest, caring family man. Shrewdly investing, he accumulated two banks and four ranches to become a multimillionaire. Each year he donates his time and money to various worthy causes.

He is the author of an autobiography, "Miracle Man."

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Reese, Rich (born 29 September 1941). Notes: Ryan's standing record of 383 strikeouts in a single season

Events

  • Work : New Job 11 September 1966 in Flushing (Major League Baseball debut)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 25 June 1967 (Ruth Holdorff)
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  • Work : Prize 16 October 1969 in Flushing (Won World Series with the New York Mets)
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  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1972 (Seven years with the Angels)
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 1972 (Son born, eldest child)
  • Work : Gain social status 27 September 1973 in Anaheim (Set new record for strikeouts in a single season, 383)
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  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1980 (Changed to the Astros)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1983 (Arthritis diagnosed)
  • Work : Retired 26 September 1993 at 7:08 PM in Seattle (Final Major League Baseball game)
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Arthritis (R. knee and elbow)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (One lengthy marriage since 1967)
  • Family : Parenting : Extraordinarily nurturing
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Baseball teams)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Invest/ Property
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Donates time and money to various causes)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Pro pitcher)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Gross motor control
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Led league in strike-outs and no-hitters)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession

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