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Rob Goldman was a batboy for the California Angels during the 1970s, when he first met Nolan Ryan. He is the author of Once They Were Angels, a history of the Angels, and collaborated with former Angels outfielder Tim Salmon on his memoir Always an Angel. He lives in Thousand Oaks, California. Reid Ryan, the eldest son of Nolan Ryan, was a minor league pitcher and co-founder of Ryan-Sanders Baseball. He is currently the president of the Houston Astros. He lives in Texas.
As a Houston Astros fan, I relished the times I was able to see Nolan Ryan pitch. This book only confrmed what I already knew about Nolan - that he was a tremendous role model and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Uh oh....
Tells the story of a very hard working man
Love the way he lives with integrity and works hard at everything he does
Excellent book for any baseball fan. As it points out, there's much more to Nolan's story than you might expect. What an interesting guy and a class act. Very well written.Published 1 month ago by David B (Louisiana)
I am a huge fan of baseball and my all time favorite player is Nolan Ryan . I have read everything thing written about him and this book ranks up there with the 2 books that Nolan... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Letourneau
Nolan Ryan is my favorite all time athlete of any sport. Nolan clearly is a once in a generation freak of nature. The book is greatly detailed, and takes you into Nolans world. Read morePublished 2 months ago by B. Bruno
I'm not really a sports person. I watch parts of a couple games of baseball a season and maybe twice that many football games, seldom basketball, hardly ever hockey, and soccer, I... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rex
I am a huge baseball fan and have been a fan of Nolan Ryan since he was a rookie. I liked the book well enough - the information about how he stayed in such amazing shape as he... Read morePublished 2 months ago by B. B.
I had no idea about the work ethic of Nolan Ryan. That was what allowed him to pitch for 27 seasons and it is brought forth in this enlightening biography. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard W. Hudson
Am currently reading this wonderful story of my absolute favorite ball player. The book just goes into the details of his life and truly emulates the making of a pitcher. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Dana A. Pearson