The Nolan Ryan Express | Achievements | smackbomb.com/nolanryan

The Nolan Ryan Express -- smackbomb.com/nolanryan

Achievements

  • All-time strikeout and no-hit king
  • Held 53 major-league records as of 1992
  • Accumulated 27 years of Major League service
  • 7-time all-star (1972, 1973, 1975, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1989)
  • First player to amass 4000 and 5000 strikeouts
  • His fastball has been clocked at 101.9 mph, a record placed in the Guiness Book of World Records
  • Has no-hit Detroit (1973), Kansas City (1973), Minnesota (1974), Baltimore (1975), Los Angeles (1981), Toronto (1991), & Oakland (1993)
  • Has had his jersey number retired by the Angels (#30), Astros, and Rangers (#34)
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