When occured: 
Fri, 1947-01-31

On January 31, 1947, Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan is born in Refugio, Texas. He will make his major league debut in 1966 with the New York Mets, kicking off a major league record 27-year career. Ryan will win 324 games with the Mets, California Angels, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers.


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