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Nolan Ryan

1947 - Today

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Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr. (born January 31, 1947), nicknamed The Ryan Express, is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher and sports executive. Over a record 27-year career that included play in four decades, Ryan pitched for the New York Mets, California Angels, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nolan Ryan has received more than 4,560,493 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Nolan Ryan is the 16th most popular baseball player (up from 19th in 2019), the 5,390th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,480th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Baseball Player.

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  • 4.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BASEBALL PLAYERS

Among baseball players, Nolan Ryan ranks 16 out of 70Before him are Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, Yogi Berra, Ichiro Suzuki, Willie Mays, and Sandy Koufax. After him are Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Roger Maris, Walter Johnson, Satchel Paige, and Stan Musial.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1947, Nolan Ryan ranks 346Before him are Clare Torry, Alain Bashung, Frank J. Tipler, Daishiro Yoshimura, Lydia Davis, and Warren Clarke. After him are Kim Campbell, Abraham Laboriel, Ricardo Teixeira, Terje Rypdal, Benoît Jacquot, and Dave Alexander.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nolan Ryan ranks 5,390 out of 15,968Before him are Roy Eldridge (1911), Amanda Righetti (1983), Walter Cunningham (1932), Trish Van Devere (1941), Teddy Mayer (1935), and Pat Martino (1944). After him are Roger Sessions (1896), Jonah Hill (1983), Bobby Timmons (1935), John Krasinski (1979), Floyd Westerman (1936), and Pia Zadora (1953).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Nolan Ryan ranks 13Before him are Ty Cobb (1886), Ted Williams (1918), Mickey Mantle (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), and Sandy Koufax (1935). After him are Alex Rodriguez (1975), Barry Bonds (1964), Roger Maris (1934), Walter Johnson (1887), Satchel Paige (1906), and Stan Musial (1920).