Nolan Ryan

46Nolan Ryan Quotes

American Athlete born on January 31, 1947,

Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr., nicknamed "The Ryan Express", is a former Major League Baseball pitcher and a previous chief executive officer of the Texas Rangers. He is currently an executive adviser to the owner of the Houston Astros... (source)

One of the beautiful things about baseball is that every once in a while you come into a situation where you want to, and where you have to, reach down and prove something. view quote

I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity. view quote

Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent. view quote

Everyone has limits. You just have to learn what your own limits are and deal with them accordingly. view quote

It helps if the hitter thinks you're a little crazy. view quote

Baseball life is a tough life on the family. view quote

It took me a while to figure that out and to realize what a gift that I had been given. And when I finally did, I dedicated myself to be the best pitcher I possibly could be, for as long as I possibly could be. view quote

My job is to give my team a chance to win. view quote

And I'm a believer that you take a negative and turn it into a positive, and as it turned out, it was one of the best things that ever happened to me. And so I do appreciate the Ranger staff and the Ranger organization for giving me that opportunity. view quote

I came into the game when I broke into the major leagues, the minimum salary was seven thousand dollars, and I'd have to go home in the wintertime and get a job. view quote

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