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One Card Post - Donruss Nolan

What: 1987 Donruss #138 - Nolan Ryan Where: COMCHow Much?: $.35Why?: I picked this one up back in August, prime baseball season. It takes me back to the days of going to the card shop with my dad and brothers and searching for new Nolan Ryan cards for my collection. Show More Summary

24 Years Ago Today, Nolan Ryan Beat The Crap Out Of Robin Ventura (VIDEO)

6 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Happy Nolan Ryan day! On Aug. 4, 1993, Robin Ventura thought he had an easy target when he decided to rush the mound after being hit by Nolan Ryan. Ventura took a few steps towards first base after being drilled in the arm, but quickly changed his mind as he decided to engage in a […]

MLB Pitcher's Tragic Struggle to Fit In, Succeed, Find Peace

He was known as the "Japanese Nolan Ryan" for how fast he could hurl a ball. But more unflattering descriptions eventually found their way to MLB's Hideki Irabu, leading to a downward spiral that culminated in his 2011 suicide. In his look at Irabu for Sports Illustrated, Ben Reiter plumbs...

Reminder: USA Today Critic Lamented How ‘Dunkirk’ Lacks Gender, Racial Diversity

Christopher Nolan’s new movie Dunkirk opened this weekend and is on target to become one of those iconic war movies, much like Saving Private Ryan did. Dunkirk is a gritty and heart-pounding movie that is vividly portrayed on the big...Show More Summary

Review: Nolan's 'Dunkirk' is as Riveting as it is Groundbreaking

When it comes to telling a story about war, the filmmaking game has been hitting many of the same strides for a couple of decades now. Ever since 1998's Saving Private Ryan and the opening scene set on Omaha Beach, war movies, especially...Show More Summary

New Era: Dodgers leading trend toward shorter starts for pitchers

LOS ANGELES – Starting pitching sure ain’t what it used to be. Once dinosaurs like Don Drysdale, Bob Gibson and Nolan Ryan roamed the earth, snarling at anyone who dared to approach the pitcher’s mound before the ninth inning. “Five and fly” was an insult, dripping with disdain, aimed at starting pitchers who weren’t stout-hearted […]

Harper-Strickland Brawl

I’m mostly with David on this one. And I’m especially grateful for the Robin Ventura/Nolan Ryan clip. Ryan was a beast – a freak of nature who could still throw over 100 mph into his 40s. Ventura, who was a terrific player and a good...Show More Summary

My Mom Read a Book By Nolan Ryan and Taught Me to Throw a Curve Ball

8 months agoSports : The Big Lead

My mom was the most resourceful person I ever knew, and books were among her favorite resources. Whenever she needed to know how to do (...)

The 30-Day Baseball Card Challenge - Day 10

Day #9: "One of your favorite cards from the 1960s." 1967 Topps Nolan Ryan / Jerry Koosman #177 rookie card - I chose this card because it's the key mainstream card of a dominant strikeout pitcher who I felt peaked as a national superstar in the early 1990s. Show More Summary

Here's The First Full-Length Trailer For Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

War is absolutely terrible, and very few manage to even remotely capture the sheer horror that was World War II. Saving Private Ryan, the standard bearer for the genre, came out in 1998, almost 20 years ago. It’s been the icon since then. But in the new trailer for Dunkirk, it looks like there will be a new contender. Read more...

Did this Nolan Ryan fan have any idea Nolan Ryan was sitting next to him?

A fan wearing a Nolan Ryan jersey at a Corpus Christi Hooks game on Wednesday is going to get one heck of a shock when he realizes who was sitting next to him. I wonder if this guy knows he's sitting next to the real Nolan Ryan? More Summary

'Dunkirk' Trailer's Harry Styles Moment Causes A Stir On Twitter

“Dunkirk” trailer, you’ve got that one scene. Never mind that the images from Chris Nolan’s WWII action thriller look beautiful and haunting, or that the trailer seems like a full movie of the “Saving Private Ryan” beach scene. (We’re...Show More Summary

Trailer: 'Dunkirk' Is Christopher Nolan's 'Titanic' and 'Saving Private Ryan'

last yearFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

World War II's Battle of Dunkirk in 1940 saw the deaths of 11,000 people, and the injuries of another 9,000. Forty-thousand troops were captured. The battle nearly resulted in the surrender of the British to Nazi Germany, but the Germans...

Retired Baseball All-Stars Form Private Equity Group Dugout Ventures

Baseball greats Barry Larkin, David Ortiz, Nolan Ryan, Vernon Wells and Torii Hunter have teamed up to create Dugout Ventures and invest in baseball-related companies.

Tracy McGrady -- Could I Strike Out Tebow? HELL YEAH!!!! (VIDEO)

Tracy McGrady is 100% sure he'd Nolan Ryan Tim Tebow... as in STRIKE HIM THE HELL OUT if the two men ever faced off on the baseball diamond. McGrady had a short stint as a pitcher with the Sugar Land Skeeters a couple years back... so when we got…

Quick Hobby Shop Stop - Part 2

And now, the thrilling conclusion to yesterday's after-work stop at my local hobby shop, Central Sports Cards in Pawtucket, RI... First up, some more quarter box loot. Nolan Ryan, Will Clark and Cal Ripken were the three players I collected most as a kid, so I'm still drawn to their cardboard to this day. Show More Summary

Some miscellaneous Angels finds

I picked up a small lot of Angels cards for about $3 - primarily for the 2016 Topps Stadium Club cards of Mike Trout [#280], Albert Pujols [#152], Nolan Ryan [#80], C.J. Wilson [#93], Huston Street [#2] and Garrett Richards [#80]. There...Show More Summary

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