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Ryan, Nolan

Syllabification: Ry·an, Nolan
Pronunciation: /ˈrīən
 
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Definition of Ryan, Nolan in English:

( 1947-), US baseball player; full name Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr. He pitched for the New York Mets 1966, 1968–71, the California Angels 1972–79, the Houston Astros 1980–88, and the Texas Rangers 1989–93. He holds the career records for no-hitters (7) and strikeouts (5,714). Baseball Hall of Fame (1999).

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