HOUSTON-The Houston Astros completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers at Minute Maid Park with a 3-2 walk-off victory in the 10 inning. September 26, 1981: Nolan Ryan over the Dodgers at the Astrodome (Ryan’s record fifth no-hitter; he finished his career with seven). Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma tossed a no-no August 12. He
I picked up this nearly seven-year old base card variation for $3 and change - the image of the Hall of Famer looks like it might have been originally black and white, then colorized on Photoshop to make it stand out on a trading ca...
This card represents my first 'big purchase' as far as my Angels frankenset goes - besides hunting down loose cards already in my collection, the fun part of building up a collection is getting picky and trying to find particular cards that seem interesting or relevant. Show More Summary
You charge the mound because you’re furious. Because you want to hurt someone. You know you’ll be ejected, fined, suspended, but it’s all worth it for brief taste of revenge. You never do it thinking that it all might go horribly wrong, and you might wind up on the receiving end of one of the most iconic beatdowns in sports history. Show More Summary
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On this date 22 years ago, Texas Rangers pitcher Nolan Ryan and Chicago White Sox third baseman Robin Ventura were involved in one of the most memorable benches-clearing brawls in baseball history. There had been some bad blood brewing between the teams for a few years, with tensions reaching an all-time high during one August night in 1993. Show More Summary
It’s not Nolan Ryan, but he’s probably heard of the game “baseball.” It’s not Christopher Nolan, but he’s probably seen the movie Memento on the shelf at Blockbuster. Nope, it’s Pete Nolan, famously famous for his work in famed bands Magik Markers and Spectre Folk. Show More Summary
In a story June 26 about the game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Nolan Ryan had come the closest to throwing a second straight no-hitter since Johnny Vander Meer did it in 1938. Ewell Blackwell came the closest, not Ryan.
Despite giving up six runs (five earned) over 6.2 innings in Wednesday's 6-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale joined Nolan Ryan (1977), Randy Johnson (2001) and Pedro Martinez (1999, twice) as the only...Show More Summary
Max Scherzer leads the majors with a 1.76 ERA, 123 strikeouts, a 0.801 WHIP, two shutouts and a 8.79 strikeout-to-walk ratio. He’s gotten to double digits in strikeouts in six of his last 10 outings and solidified himself as the best...Show More Summary
We're through 10 rounds of the 2015 MLB draft, but there are still solid prospects available heading into the third day. We must remember Hall of Famers like Nolan Ryan, Ryne Sandberg and others were all taken after the 10th round. You never know when a team might find the next diamond in the rough. Show More Summary
I think Will Ferrell has done enough sports-related films that he can safely be called an honorary athlete. And if we can get a card of Nolan Ryan throwing a football, or Michael Jordan playing baseball, then we can get one of Will Ferrell pretending to be a baseball player. That iron-clad logic aside, his […]
Pack five#119 Brian Dozier#112 Henderson Alvarez#124 Matt Harvey#117 Francisco Rodriguez#159 Kolten Wong#155 Mike Zunino #4 Nolan Ryan - Donruss Preferred insert #13 Christian Walker - The Rookies insertPack six#119 Brian Dozier#112Show More Summary
Friday afternoon’s when you’re supposed to dump your bad news, like the Cardinals did today. The Lions, however, did something awesome. Via Tim Twentyman of the team’s official website, the Lions re-signed long snapper Don Muhlbach to a new one-year contract. That’s not the awesome part, though. The awesome part is his nickname, as they…
It's time again to look at baseball players from the past and count the money they would make in the present. Back in 1980, Nolan Ryan caused a ruckus when he became the first player paid more than $1 million annually. That's a lot of clams for us regular folk, even by today's standards, but it was okay. Show More Summary
Nathan Eovaldi was born in Houston, but raised in Alvin, a small Texas town famous for another fireballing pitcher.
He ain't exactly Nolan Ryan... but Jerry Seinfeld can BRING THE HEAT... so says Mike Piazza who tells TMZ Sports the comedian is the best celeb pitcher he's ever caught. And Piazza knows what he's talking about -- he caught in the Majors for…
If you liked the Christopher Nolan Batman movies but wished they were less grim, more outlandish, serialized into a TV show, and starring Ben "Ryan Atwood" McKenzie, you might like Gotham, Fox's stylish new drama set in an especially baroque, violent incarnation of Gotham City. Read more...
Do you remember Morganna, the Kissing Bandit? If not, she was a pop culture sensation for the better part of three decades due to the fact she planted kisses on the most well known and respected athletes. From Pete Rose, Nolan Ryan and...Show More Summary
Liam Neeson is ready to bring Qui-Gon back to Star Wars. Gotham 's executive producer explains how Christopher Nolan paved the way for the new show. Plus Ryan Murphy explains why Jessica Lange lobbied for American Horror Story's new setting. Spoilers now! Read more...