Lynn Nolan Ryan Research Paper

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Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr. was born on January 31, 1947, in Refugio, Texas, to Lynn Nolan Ryan, Sr. and Martha Lee Hancock Ryan, and was the youngest of six children. Six weeks after Nolan was born, the family moved to Alvin, Texas. As a child, Nolan was known for his throwing arm and his keen sense of sight. He helped his dad deliver "The Houston Post" every morning, a job that you have to wake up at 1am. Nolan joined the Alvin Little League Baseball when he was nine, pitching his first no-hitter years later, and making the All-Star team at ages 11 and 12. He played baseball at Alvin High School, and in 1963, New York Mets Scout Red Murff saw Nolan pitch and later reported to the Mets, "Has the best arm I've seen in my life." In 1965, The New
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