PITCHING IN FOR A BETTER FUTURE.
Promoting youth, education and community development
THE NOLAN RYAN FOUNDATION
Nolan Ryan’s Hall of Fame career spanned four decades and when all was said and done, he retired with 324 wins and a major league-record 5,714 strikeouts. Before hanging up his spikes at age 46, Ryan topped the 300-win mark and hurled a record seventh no-hitter as a member of the Texas Rangers.
The Nolan Ryan Foundation was formed in Alvin, Texas in 1990 to provide resources for youth education and community development. In 2016, the Foundation relocated to Round Rock, Texas and diligently continues to support its mission.
$4.2MOver the last decade, the Nolan Ryan Foundation has provided $4.2 million in scholarships, donations and community grants.
$1.2MThe first project for the Foundation was the construction of the $1.2 million Nolan Ryan Center, which was completed and donated to Alvin Community College in 1996.
$250KIn 2022, the Nolan Ryan Foundation distributed $250,000 in scholarships, donations and community grants.
The New York Mets draft Nolan in the 12th round
Nolan makes his MLB debut
Nolan becomes a World Series Champion (New York Mets)
Nolan throws his first no-hitter (California Angels)
Nolan throws his second no-hitter (California Angels)
Nolan throws his third no-hitter (California Angels)
Nolan throws his fourth no-hitter (California Angels)
Nolan throws his fifth no-hitter (Houston Astros)
Nolan records his 5000th strikeout (Texas Rangers)
Nolan throws his sixth no-hitter (Texas Rangers)
The Nolan Ryan Foundation is founded in his hometown of Alvin, Texas
Nolan throws his seventh no-hitter (Texas Rangers)
Groundbreaking at Dell Diamond, home of the Round Rock Express
Nolan is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame
The Foundation moves to Round Rock, Texas
The Nolan Ryan Foundation is a 501(c)(3) with a mission to provide resources for youth, education and community development. Donations directly impact the diligent work of the Foundation to support this mission and we thank you for your contribution!