Ryan pitched for four different teams and in four different decades, but always managed to attract the attention of the media: As a wild, fireballing rookie with the New York Mets who soaked his fingers in pickle brine; as a rising star with the Angels who dispensed snake oil in the clubhouse, broke Sandy Koufax's records and pitched four no-hitters within two years; as the established power pitcher in Houston who pitched a record 5th no-hitter in and continued to chalk up strikeouts; and as the ageing but still dominating ...

Nolan Ryan: From Alvin to Cooperstown 1999, Sports Publishing LLC

ISBN-13: 9781571672582