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Nolan RyanHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1993 MLB Years: 1966-1993
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-807Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLynn Nolan Ryan
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 31,1947 [71.021]PlaceRefugio,Texas
High SchoolAlvin (Alvin,TX)
CollegeAlvin Community College (Alvin,TX)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets in the 12th round (226th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRed Murff
MLB DebutSeptember 11,1966 [19.223]
OrganizationsHOU [9] CAL [8] NYN [7] TEX [5] Awards14Awards Voting15-259
TBC Player ID17491Retrosheet IDryann001MLBAM ID121597
RelationshipsFather of Reid Ryan
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts97Walks22Hittable93SO/BB73vsPower93Hitting19Durability76Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1965nullRk--ST18364.3813121210078.06147380561150001.507.04--6.4613.272.05.333-
1966nullA--ST191722.51292819500183.0109595101272720001.295.36--6.2513.382.14.895-
1966nullAA--ST19020.95330000019.0962012350001.114.26--5.6816.582.92.000-
1966Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01742.36323119500202.0118655301393070001.275.26--6.1913.682.21.810-
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn34S/R190115.0021100003.05551361002.6715.003.009.0018.002.00.0005.89
1967nullAAA--Rel20100.0030300007.031003180000.863.86--3.8623.146.001.000-
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn30ST21693.09211833010134.093504612751337041.256.250.815.048.931.77.4003.33
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn30S/R22633.53251015204189.0603835353921311.266.040.305.349.271.74.6672.70
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn30S/R237113.42271985241131.286595010971258041.395.880.686.638.541.29.3894.03
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn30ST2410143.97302643010152.01257867811613761151.597.400.476.878.111.18.4173.92
1972California AngelsALMLBcal30ST2519162.283939020900284.0166807214157329180101.145.260.444.9810.432.10.5432.49
1973California AngelsALMLBcal30ST2621162.874139226421326.02381131041816238315071.236.570.504.4710.572.36.5682.49
1974California AngelsALMLBcal30ST2722162.894241126310332.2221127107182023679091.275.980.495.469.931.82.5792.98
1975California AngelsALMLBcal30ST2814123.452828010500198.015290761313218612071.436.910.596.008.451.41.5383.67
1976California AngelsALMLBcal30ST2917183.363939021700284.0193117106131833275251.326.110.415.7910.351.79.4862.91
1977California AngelsALMLBcal30ST3019162.773737022400299.0198110921220434121391.345.960.366.1410.261.67.5433.12
1978California AngelsALMLBcal30ST3110133.723131014300234.2183106971214826013231.417.020.465.689.971.76.4352.96
1979California AngelsALMLBcal30ST3216143.603434017500222.216910489151142239061.276.830.614.619.011.96.5333.22
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST3311103.35353504200233.220510087109820010131.307.900.393.777.702.04.5242.89
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST341151.69212105300149.099342826814016211.125.980.124.118.462.06.6882.28
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST3516123.163535010300250.0196100882010924518281.227.050.723.928.812.25.5713.20
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST361492.98292905200196.0134746591011835141.206.140.414.638.391.81.6093.09
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST3712113.04303005200183.2143786212691976341.157.010.593.389.652.86.5222.66
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST3810123.80353504000232.020510898129520914291.297.950.473.698.112.20.4552.90
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST391283.34303001000178.01197266148219415041.136.020.714.159.812.37.6003.06
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST408162.76343400000211.21547565148727010241.146.550.603.7011.483.10.3332.47
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34ST4112113.52333304100220.01869886188722810771.247.610.743.569.332.62.5223.04
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex34ST4216103.20323206200239.01629685179830119191.096.090.643.6911.323.07.6152.51
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex34ST431393.44303005200204.0137867818742329171.036.040.793.2610.243.14.5912.87
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex34ST441262.91272702200173.0102585612722038051.015.310.623.7510.562.82.6672.75
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex34ST45593.72272702000157.0138756596915790121.327.890.513.958.982.28.3573.08
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex34ST46554.8813130000066.0544736540463011.427.330.685.436.241.15.5004.44
MLB Totals - 27 Season(s)Filter3242923.1980777334222611335381.039232178191132127955714277331581.256.560.544.679.552.04.5260.30
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21102.854843511600287.01821139101984400001.325.71--6.2113.802.22.677-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0030300007.031003180000.863.86--3.8623.146.001.000-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter020.95330000019.0962012350001.114.26--5.6816.582.92.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1722.51292819500183.0109595101272720001.295.36--6.2513.382.14.895-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter364.3813121210078.06147380561150001.507.04--6.4613.272.05.333-
California Angels Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1381213.07291288315640312179.01520847743115130224161027561.296.270.475.379.971.86.533-
Houston Astros Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter106943.1328228203813001852.21441739645111796186610420441.216.990.543.869.052.34.530-
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter51393.43129129015600839.159336232061353939482341.136.350.653.7810.062.66.567-
New York Mets Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter29383.581057431132102509.136923020334344493234241.406.510.606.078.701.43.433-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.19333219210220.016089781311423311161.256.560.544.679.552.04.5200.30
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1682.85373348500220.0140877001523370001.325.71--6.2113.802.22.667-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn30p2121442500020022901000.114.152.114.2665047.333.000.045.1284.2661.7014.500.000.000.00
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn30p2225293300020001403001.103.103.103.2063032.200.000.000.0940.0043.750.000.000.000.00
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn30p2327452800001002102000.178.178.178.3568047.333.000.022.1610.0044.680.000.000.000.00
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn30p2430474601010032103001.128.180.170.3508153.231.042.106.1675.6639.627.000.000.0016.67
1972California AngelsALMLBcal30p25399641351031024801000.135.153.208.36120699.271.073.104.1652.0248.4824.000.000.0046.15
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p3335705600160172905100.086.167.129.2969183.122.043.129.1498.4334.944.141.2070.0016.67
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p34215131110010051804001.216.286.235.52112160.333.019.118.2508.3330.003.600.000.009.09
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p35358351000030053706001.120.170.120.29010094.217.000.060.1435.3239.367.400.000.000.00
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p3629693500020022904000.072.099.072.1715075.125.000.029.0842.6738.6714.500.000.000.00
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p3730613620011022605001.098.127.131.2588268.171.033.082.1212.9438.2413.000.000.0033.33
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p38356327200401421014101.111.162.143.3059282.163.032.079.1454.8825.615.250.000.0028.57
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p3930591600050112203002.102.117.102.2196063.162.000.000.1021.5934.9222.000.000.000.00
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p4034652400140012207002.062.076.108.1847173.071.046.062.0821.3730.1422.001.3765.0025.00
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34p4133701400020043407001.057.108.057.1654081.111.000.057.0874.9441.988.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter424852409410223633383710652011.110.148.134.28211414957.191.024.068.0003.9738.779.760.21426.0014.89
Houston Astros Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter2825912559502281331238055209.100.144.118.262707679.161.018.068.0004.5735.057.680.29295.5011.86
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter103165112201051058509002.133.159.145.304241179.275.012.048.0002.7947.4917.000.000.004.55
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter399641351031024801000.135.153.208.36120699.271.073.104.0002.0248.4824.000.000.0046.15
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623261536411141115142025104.110.148.134.282445366.191.024.068.0003.9738.779.760.21426.0014.89

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn19P2-31---111.0000.500.33-----2100.01.2
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn21P21-1345114-2016.8000.760.12-----21100.013.0
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn22P25-89-41-54.8000.160.04-----25100.015.4
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P27-1311110422521.8400.780.16-----27100.016.7
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P30-152515322320.8700.670.13-----30100.018.5
1972California AngelsALMLBcal25P39-284728624135.8540.900.1240981.6439100.025.2
1973California AngelsALMLBcal26P41-3261128214139.9510.950.12371078.7541100.025.3
1974California AngelsALMLBcal27P42-3321248616660.9091.430.18-----42100.025.9
1975California AngelsALMLBcal28P28-1981218733730.8111.070.15-----28100.017.4
1976California AngelsALMLBcal29P39-2841434715548.8731.230.17-----39100.024.1
1977California AngelsALMLBcal30P37-2992035816355.8731.490.18-----37100.022.8
1978California AngelsALMLBcal31P31-2341333835446.8521.480.20-----31100.019.1
1979California AngelsALMLBcal32P34-222829414137.9021.090.17-----34100.021.0
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33P35-23313275-4540.8891.140.17-----35100.021.5
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34P21-149516132221.9551.000.14-----21100.019.1
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35P35-250933214442.9551.200.17-----35100.021.6
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36P29-1964282-3432.9411.100.16-----29100.017.9
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou37P30-1837112-2018.9000.600.10-----30100.018.5
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38P35-2326202-2826.9290.740.11-----35100.021.6
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39P30-1781017222927.9310.900.15-----30100.018.5
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou40P34-2111118113029.9670.850.14-----34100.021.0
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41P33-2208184-3026.8670.790.12-----33100.020.4
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex42P32-23911193-3330.9090.940.13-----32100.019.8
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex43P30-204713-120201.0000.670.10-----30100.018.5
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex44P27-173714-121211.0000.780.12-----27100.016.7
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex45P27-157216312118.8570.670.11-----27100.016.7
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex46P13-66143-85.6250.380.08-----13100.08.0
MLB Totals for P - 27 season(s)-   P807-53792205479027857767.8950.950.14771980.298070.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn192----------
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn2121----------
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn2225----------
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn2327----------
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn2430----------
1972California AngelsALMLBcal2539----------
1973California AngelsALMLBcal2641----------
1974California AngelsALMLBcal2742----------
1975California AngelsALMLBcal2828----------
1976California AngelsALMLBcal2939----------
1977California AngelsALMLBcal3037----------
1978California AngelsALMLBcal3131----------
1979California AngelsALMLBcal3234----------
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3335----------
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3421----------
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3535----------
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3629----------
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3730----------
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3835----------
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3930----------
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4034----------
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4133----------
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex4232----------
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex4330----------
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex4427----------
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex4527----------
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex4613----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1969New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB22102.571007.0322700.713.860.002.579.003.500.001.000
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB22000.001012.1102301.433.860.007.7111.571.500.00.000
1979California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB32001.291007.0413801.005.140.003.8610.292.670.00.000
1980Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB33005.4020013.116831401.4510.800.002.039.454.670.00.000
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB34111.8021015.06331400.603.600.001.808.404.670.00.500
1986Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB39013.8620014.09611700.715.790.000.6410.9317.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs111.80202100015.06030314000.603.600.001.808.404.670.00.500
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs113.70606000041.3320170946000.996.970.001.9610.025.110.00.500
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100012.3100023001.293.860.007.7111.571.500.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2214120000000100000.500.500.5001.000204.667.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1980Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB3324100000001200000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.25020.0040.002.000.000.000.00
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB3424010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1986Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB3924000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs24010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs512220000001500000.167.231.167.3982013.286.000.0837.6938.465.000.000.000.00

Awards [14]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1974American League Player of the Week (August 12-August 18) ... AL Player of the Month (August)2
1975American League Player of the Week (May 26-June 1)1
1976AL Player of the Month (September)1
1979American League Player of the Week (July 9-July 15) ... American League Player of the Week (April 16-April 22)2
1981National League Player of the Week (September 21-September 27)1
1982NL Pitcher of the Month (August)1
1983National League Player of the Week (April 25-May 1)1
1984National League Player of the Week (August 27-September 2) ... NL Pitcher of the Month (May) ... National League Player of the Week (May 21-May 27)3
1990American League Player of the Week (June 11-June 17)1
1991American League Player of the Week (April 29-May 5)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1988-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-11-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1979-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1971-12-10TradeTraded by Mets with Frank Estrada, Leroy Stanton and Don Rose to Angels for Jim Fregosi. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Houston AstrosTeam Payroll381,350,000-15198++370,78060,0001,350,000
1986Houston AstrosTeam Payroll391,125,000-38195++386,34760,0002,475,000
1987Houston AstrosTeam Payroll401,225,000-35196++344,90660,0003,700,000
1988Houston AstrosTeam Payroll411,000,000-62391++392,10762,5004,700,000
1989Texas RangersTeam Payroll421,800,000-32197++429,80262,5006,500,000
1990Texas RangersTeam Payroll431,400,000-75389++515,727100,0007,900,000
1991Texas RangersTeam Payroll443,300,000-17198++742,231100,00011,200,000
1992Texas RangersTeam Payroll454,200,000-18398++962,245109,00015,400,000
1993Texas RangersTeam Payroll463,757,000-51495++968,431109,00019,157,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red