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Ryan By The Numbers

August 1, 1990

Undated (AP) _ A list of milestones and accomplisments of Nolan Ryan on the way to 300 victories: Ryan’s Milestone Victories

No. 1 April 14, 1968, Mets 4, Houston 0. Ryan pitches 6 2-3 innings, allows three hits, no runs, two walks and strikes out eight.

No. 50, April 11, 1973, California 4, Minnesota 1. Ryan pitches a complete game, allows five hits, one run, walks five and strikes out 11.

No. 100, June 1, 1975, California 1, Baltimore 0, Ryan pitches a no-hitter walks four walks, and strikes out nine. Ryan’s fourth no-hitter.

No. 150, Sept 24, 1978, California 7, Chicago 3. Ryan pitches seven innings, allows five hits, three runs, walks five walks and strikes out six.

No. 200, July 27, 1982, Houston 3, Cincinnati 2. Ryan pitches a complete game, allows five hits, walks two and strikes out 13.

No. 250, Aug. 27, 1986, Houtson 7, Chicago 1. Ryan pitches six innings, allows one hit, no runs, walks two and strikes out five.

No. 300, July 31, 1990, Texas 11, Milwaukee 3. Ryan pitches 7 2-3 innings, allows six hits, three runs, walks two and strikes out eight.

--- Ryan’s Milestone Strikeouts

1-Sept. 11, 1966, vs. St. Louis (Pat Jarvis).

500-April 18, 1972, vs. Minnesota (Charlie Manuel).

1,000-July 3, 1973, vs. Oakland (Sal Bando).

1,500-Aug. 25, 1974, vs. Yankees (Sandy Alomar).

2,000-Aug. 31, 1976, vs. Detroit (Ron LeFlore).

2,500-Aug. 12, 1978, vs. Cleveland (Buddy Bell).

3,000-July 4, 1980, vs. Cincinnati (Cesar Geronimo).

3,500-April 17, 1983, vs. Montreal (Andre Dawson).

4,000-July 11, 1985, vs. Mets (Danny Heep).

4,500-Sept. 9, 1987, vs. San Francisco (Mike Aldrete).

5,000-Aug. 22, 1989, vs Oakland (Rickey Henderson).

--- Victories by Ballpark American League Anaheim Stadium 84 Arlington Stadium 19 Royals Stadium 10 Metropolitan Stadium 8 Tiger Stadium 7 Comiskey Park 6 Kingdome 6 Oakland Coliseum 5 Cleveland Stadium 4 Memorial Stadium 3 County Stadium 4 Exhibition Stadium 3 Fenway Park 2 Yankee Stadium 2 Metrodome 1 x-Shea Stadium 1

x-The Yankees played at Shea Stadium in 1974-75. National League Astrodome 58 Shea Stadium 19 Fulton County Stadium 9 Jack Murphy Stadium 8 Wrigley Field 7 Candlestick Park 7 Riverfront Stadium 5 Dodger Stadium 5 Busch Stadium 5 Olympic Stadium 4 Three Rivers Stadium 3 Jarry Park 2 Crosley Field 1 Connie Mack Stadium 1 Veterans Stadium 1

--- Victories by Opponent Kansas City Royals 23 Chicago White Sox 20 Minnesota Twins 19 Chicago Cubs 16 San Diego Padres 15 Detroit Tigers 15 Atlanta Braves 13 Cincinnati Reds 13 San Francisco Giants 13 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 Montreal Expos 12 Pittsburgh Pirates 12 New York Yankees 12 Cleveland Indians 11 Milwaukee Brewers 12 Oakland Athletics 11 Texas Rangers 11 St. Louis Cardinals 10 Philadelphia Phillies 9 Seattle Mariners 9 Boston Red Sox 8 New York Mets 7 Toronto Blue Jays 6 Baltimore Orioles 5 California Angels 3 Houston Astros 3

--- Victories by Month April 48 May 56 June 50 July 43 August 46 September 52 October 5

--- Victories by Day Sunday 47 Monday 28 Tuesday 49 Wednesday 52 Thursday 31 Friday 45 Saturday 48

--- Victories vs. 300-game Winners Steve Carlton 1 Gaylord Perry 1 Phil Niekro 1

--- Low-Hit Games No-hitters 6 One-hitters 12 Two-hitters 19 Three-hitters 29 Four-hitters 26

--- Ryan Miscellaneous

- Has beaten 203 pitchers in 299 victories.

- Most frequent opposing loser is Paul Splittorff, seven times; followed by, Eric Show, Mike Torrez and Dave Goltz, five times each; Joe Decker, Woody Fryman, Scott Sanderson , Rick Wise, four times.

- Has struck out 10 or more in a game a record 202 times.

- Has struck out 19 members of the Hall of Fame: Hank Aaron, Luis Aparicio, Ernie Banks, Johnny Bench, Lou Brock, Roberto Clemente, Don Drysdale, Bob Gibson, Al Kaline, Harmon Killebrew, Juan Marichal, Eddie Mathews, Willie McCovey, Joe Morgan, Jim Palmer, Brooks Robinson, Willie Stargell, Billy Williams and Carl Yastrzemski.

- Has struck out 100 or more in a record 22 seasons.

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