How Well Do You Know Nolan Ryan?

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How Well Do You Know Nolan Ryan? - Quiz

Playing baseball for 2 decades plus, this great American was a pitcher with steel for arms and a stance that seems bolted down with titanium. During his days, Nolan Ryan set a lot of records that were just mouthwatering. In light of that, I do hope you can set a record on this quiz yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After when did Ryan sign a lucrative free-agent contract with the Houston Astros?  
    • A. 

      1980 season

    • B. 

      1979 season

    • C. 

      1950 season

    • D. 

      1995 season

  • 2. 
    In which game of the 1980 NLCS versus Philadelphia Phillies, did Ryan pitch well in?  
    • A. 

      Game 2

    • B. 

      Game 1

    • C. 

      Game 3

    • D. 

      Game 4

  • 3. 
    Which year do you think both Ryan and Steve Carlton were approaching Walter Johnson’s all-time strikeout?
    • A. 

      1983

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1982

  • 4. 
    Do you know when Ryan (in Astros) faced the New York Mets in the National League Championship series?  
    • A. 

      1986

    • B. 

      1984

    • C. 

      1989

    • D. 

      1985

  • 5. 
    Where did Ryan go after he left Houston in a contract dispute following the 1988 season?  
    • A. 

      Dallas

    • B. 

      Maverick

    • C. 

      Fox Worth

    • D. 

      Texas Rangers

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the most probable in 1990, when Ryan threw his sixth no-hitter on June 11 against the Athletics?  
    • A. 

      He earned his 300th win

    • B. 

      He earned his 340th win

    • C. 

      He earned his 350th win

    • D. 

      He earned his 200th win

  • 7. 
    When Ryan set a record in 1991 by throwing the seventh no-hitter of his career, who did he strike out?
    • A. 

      Roberto Carlos

    • B. 

      Lionel Suarez

    • C. 

      Roberto Alomar

    • D. 

      Darren Oliver

  • 8. 
    When did Ryan retire as a professional baseball player?  
    • A. 

      1993

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1998

  • 9. 
    How many seasons were under Ryan's belt when he finished his career (Major League)?
    • A. 

      27th season

    • B. 

      25th season

    • C. 

      24th season

    • D. 

      35th season

  • 10. 
    Along which pitcher(s) was Ryan with, when he was traded in 1971 to the California Angels?  
    • A. 

      Don Rose

    • B. 

      Francisco Estrada

    • C. 

      Leroy Stanton

    • D. 

      All of the above

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