• The Express Hits 66

    Posted by on January 31st, 2013 · Comments (2)

    Reggie Jackson, on facing Nolan Ryan: “Every hitter likes a fastball, just like everybody likes ice cream. But you don’t like it stuffed into you by the gallon.”

    Happy Birthday Nolan.

    Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, Nolan Ryan was inducted on July 25, 1999 wearing a Rangers cap on his Hall of Fame plaque. Nolan was elected to the Hall of Fame on 98.79% of the eligible ballots, a figure which remains the second highest in history. He is the only player to ever have his uniform number retired by three different teams with the Angels (#30) and Astros (#34) joining the Rangers.

    Comments on The Express Hits 66

    1. Corey
      January 31st, 2013 | 9:42 pm

      Wonder what HE thinks about all this PED stuff……………….

    2. February 1st, 2013 | 7:36 am

      I wouldn’t be shocked if he dabbled in it at the end of his career. He worked out VERY HARD. I am sure recovery would have been an issue at his age, at the end of his career.

      I stress here: I am NOT saying that I thought he did it. I am just saying that there’s always THE CHANCE that the POSSIBILITY exists.

      Personally, I like to believe he was clean. Makes the legacy that much greater.

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