Nolan Ryan

1947 - Today

Nolan Ryan

Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr. (born January 31, 1947), nicknamed The Ryan Express, is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher and a previous chief executive officer (CEO) of the Texas Rangers, and Houston Astros. Over a record 27-year career, 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 3,679,138 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11,801st most popular baseball player.

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  • 3.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among baseball players, Nolan Ryan ranks 17 out of 36Before him are Yogi Berra, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, Barry Bonds, and Alex Rodriguez. After him are Walter Johnson, Stan Musial, Roger Maris, Randy Johnson, Rogers Hornsby, and Roger Clemens.

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Among people born in 1947, Nolan Ryan ranks 348Before him are Aram I, Clare Torry, Elena Belova, Alan Lee, Job Cohen, and Mihaela Peneș. After him are Terje Rypdal, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Lee Evans, Yuri Semin, Jim Steinman, and Miroslav Vitouš.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nolan Ryan ranks 5,485 out of 12,171Before him are Elizabeth Jane Gardner (null), Walter Lang (1896), Vinnie Paul (1964), Jimi Jamison (1951), Eric Bogosian (1953), and Alex Rodriguez (1975). After him are Jack Albertson (1907), Scott Travis (1961), Bob Barker (1923), Dennis Haysbert (1954), Edgar Winter (1946), and Lewis Arquette (null).