July 4, 1980 in History
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Nolan Ryan is 4th to strikeout 3,000




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Nolan Ryan History:
September 29, 1996 - Houston Astro's retire Nolan Ryan's #34
September 15, 1996 - Texas Rangers retire their 1st number, Nolan Ryan's #34
September 22, 1993 - Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game
August 15, 1993 - Nolan Ryan, 324th and final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1
July 26, 1992 - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons
September 12, 1991 - Nolan Ryan's 4-3 victory over Twins is his 312th career win
July 7, 1991 - Nolan Ryan possible 8th no-hitter ends in the 8th inning
May 1, 1991 - Nolan Ryan pitches his 7th no-hitter, beating Toronto
May 1, 1991 - Texas Ranger Nolan Ryan pitches record 7th no hitter (beats Toronto 3-0)
July 31, 1990 - Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games
June 11, 1990 - Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson and Willie Randolph (all ex Yankees)
April 26, 1990 - Nolan Ryan ties Bob Feller's record of pitching 12 1-hitters
September 30, 1989 - Nolan Ryan's perfect game broken in 8th, but gets his 300th strikeout
August 22, 1989 - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)
June 14, 1989 - Nolan Ryan becomes 2nd pitcher to defeat all 26 teams
June 3, 1989 - Nolan Ryan pitches his 2nd one-hitter this season and 11th overall
April 23, 1989 - Nolan Ryan blows a no hitter in 9th inning
April 22, 1989 - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5,000th batter, Rickey Henderson
December 7, 1988 - Rangers sign free-agent pitcher Nolan Ryan to a one-year contract
July 9, 1988 - Nolan Ryan is 7th to win 100 game on 2 teams, as Astro beat Mets 6-3
September 9, 1987 - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 4,500th batter
August 29, 1987 - Nolan Ryan passes the 200-strikeout barrier for record 11th time
July 11, 1985 - Astros' Nolan Ryan, 1st to strike out 4000 (Mets' Danny Heep)
May 1, 1983 - Nolan Ryan surpasses Walter Johnson for most strikeouts (3,508)
April 27, 1983 - Nolan Ryan becomes strikeout king (3,509), passing Walter Johnson
April 17, 1983 - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 3,500th batter
September 26, 1981 - Houston Astro Nolan Ryan 5th no-hitter beats Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0
September 25, 1981 - Nolan Ryan's 5th career no-hitter as Astros beat Dodgers 5-0
June 5, 1981 - Astro's Nolan Ryan passes Early Wynn as all-time walk leader, 1,777
November 19, 1979 - Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract
July 13, 1979 - California's Nolan Ryan and Boston's Steve Renko each lose no-hitters in 9th
April 24, 1978 - Angels Nolan Ryan strikes out 15 Mariners, 20th time he has 15 in game
August 28, 1977 - Nolan Ryan strikes out 300 batters for 5th straight year
June 8, 1977 - Nolan Ryan notches his 4th career 19-strikeout game
June 6, 1975 - Nolan Ryan's bid for 2nd no-hitter broken in 6th inning
June 1, 1975 - California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Baltimore Orioles, 1-0
October 30, 1974 - California Angel Nolan Ryan throws fastest recorded pitch (100.9 MPH)
September 28, 1974 - California Angel Nolan Ryan 3rd no-hitter beats Minnesota Twin, 4-0
August 20, 1974 - Nolan Ryan pitch measured at record 161.6 kph (100.4 mph)
August 12, 1974 - Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 and walks only 2 as Angels top Red Sox, 4-2
June 14, 1974 - Angels' Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 Red Sox in 12 innings
September 27, 1973 - Nolan Ryan strikes out 16 in 11 innings, for record 383 of season
July 15, 1973 - California Angel Nolan Ryan 2nd no-hitter beats Detroit Tigers, 6-0
May 15, 1973 - California Angel Nolan Ryan's 1st no-hitter beats Kansas City Royals, 3-0
January 31, 1947 - Nolan Ryan, pitcher, Mets, Angels, Astros, 7 no-hitters, 5,714 Ks


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1960 America's new 50-star flag honoring Hawaiian statehood unfurled
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1802 U.S. Military Academy officially opens at West Point, New York
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