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Nolan Ryan

 
 
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Photographed By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
1. Nolan Ryan Marker
Inscription.  
Nolan Ryan was a member of the 1966 Greenville Mets and went on to establish himself as one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history. During his career, he threw 7 no-hitters and 5,714 strikeouts. He played for the New York Mets, California Angels, Houston Astros, and the Texas Rangers, accumulating 53 Major League records and being named an All-Star 8 times. Nolan Ryan was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999.

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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1966.
 
Location. 34° 50.5′ N, 82° 24.433′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker can be reached from Field Street. Marker is located inside the south gate of Flour Field.
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clay Buchholz (here, next to this marker); Jim Rice (here, next to this marker); Tommy Lasorda (here, next to this marker); Lou Brissie (here, next to this marker); Al Rosen (here, next to this marker); Joe Anders (here, next to this marker); Chino Smith (here, next to this marker); John Smoltz (here, next to this marker); "Shoeless Joe" Jackson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenville High School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nolan Ryan. Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr. (born on January 31, 1947), nicknamed "The Ryan Express", is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. (Submitted on July 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Nolan Ryan. Nolan Ryan Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com (Submitted on July 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Greenville Mets. The Greenville Mets was the name of an American minor league baseball franchise representing Greenville, South Carolina, that played for the 1965 and 1966 seasons in the Class A Western Carolinas League. (Submitted on July 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 739 times since then and 46 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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