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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 professional baseball pitcher and sports executive. Over a record 27-year playing career in Major League Baseball (MLB), 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 7,448,294 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Nolan Ryan is the 17th most popular baseball player (down from 16th in 2019), the 5,431st most popular biography from United States (down from 5,387th in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Baseball Player.

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  • 7.4M

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  • 48.58

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  • 19

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  • 2.06

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  • 3.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among baseball players, Nolan Ryan ranks 17 out of 74Before him are Alexander Cartwright, Roberto Clemente, Yogi Berra, Willie Mays, Ichiro Suzuki, and Barry Bonds. After him are Alex Rodriguez, Sandy Koufax, Reggie Jackson, Roger Maris, Walter Johnson, and Randy Johnson.

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Among people born in 1947, Nolan Ryan ranks 370Before him are Darlene Cates, Clare Torry, Tiit Vähi, Robert Kerman, Lee Kerslake, and David Mamet. After him are Irmgard Möller, Jacki Weaver, Luis Ángel González Macchi, Małgorzata Braunek, Marouf al-Bakhit, and Hans-Jürgen Kreische.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nolan Ryan ranks 5,431 out of 18,182Before him are Lauryn Hill (1975), Gary Cole (1956), Robert Henri (1865), Edward Platt (1916), David Mamet (1947), and Russell Kirk (1918). After him are Zoë Kravitz (1988), Lupe Ontiveros (1942), Daniel J. Boorstin (1914), BD Wong (1960), Stephen E. Ambrose (1936), and Adlai Stevenson II (1900).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Nolan Ryan ranks 14Before him are Ty Cobb (1886), Mickey Mantle (1931), Alexander Cartwright (1820), Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), and Barry Bonds (1964). After him are Alex Rodriguez (1975), Sandy Koufax (1935), Reggie Jackson (1946), Roger Maris (1934), Walter Johnson (1887), and Randy Johnson (1963).