Ryan strikes out 19 for third time
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Ryan twirls second no-no of season
In 1973, Nolan Ryan threw two no-hitters en route to striking out a record 383 batters.
Domination in the Dome: Nolan Ryan throws his fifth no-hitter
Nolan Ryan made history by becoming the first to throw five no-hitters, on Sept. 26, 1981.
Nolan Ryan eclipses Walter Johnson’s strikeout record
Against the Montreal Expos, the 36-year-old Nolan Ryan – then in his 17th big league season – passed Walter Johnson on the all-time strikeout list.
Niekro and Ryan both reach exclusive 3,000-strikeout club on America’s birthday
Four years apart, Phil Niekro and Nolan Ryan, two of baseball’s best pitchers, gained entry into the 3,000 strikeout club, each accomplishing the feat on Independence Day.