Nolan Ryan Foundation

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.


THE STATS

$4.2M

Over the last decade, the Nolan Ryan Foundation has provided $4.2 million in scholarships, donations and community grants.

$1.2M

The 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.

$250K

In 2022, the Nolan Ryan Foundation distributed $250,000 in scholarships, donations and community grants.

1965

The New York Mets draft Nolan in the 12th round

1966

Nolan makes his MLB debut

1969

Nolan becomes a World Series Champion (New York Mets)

1973

Nolan throws his first no-hitter (California Angels)

1973

Nolan throws his second no-hitter (California Angels)

1974

Nolan throws his third no-hitter (California Angels)

1975

Nolan throws his fourth no-hitter (California Angels)

1981

Nolan throws his fifth no-hitter (Houston Astros)

1989

Nolan records his 5000th strikeout (Texas Rangers)

1990

Nolan throws his sixth no-hitter (Texas Rangers)

1990

The Nolan Ryan Foundation is founded in his hometown of Alvin, Texas

1991

Nolan throws his seventh no-hitter (Texas Rangers)

1999

Groundbreaking at Dell Diamond, home of the Round Rock Express

1999

Nolan is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame

2016

The Foundation moves to Round Rock, Texas

FEATURED MEMORABILIA

Custom Ryan Express 1
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Custom Ryan Express 1

$500.00

Set of 4 Nolan Ryan Bobbleheads

Set of 4 Nolan Ryan Bobbleheads

$250.00

Rangers Jersey
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Rangers Jersey

$375.00

Astros Jersey
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Astros Jersey

$375.00

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!


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