Nolan Ryan, The Ryan Express, is the most exciting pitcher to ever take the mound in Major League Baseball History. During his 27 year career he pitched for four different teams: the New York Mets, California Angels, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers. His 100+ Mile Per Hour Fastball was his trademark. Ryan was an eight-time MLB All-Star, and his 5,714 career strikeouts rank first in baseball history. Ryan is the all-time leader in no-hitters with seven. Ryan was a 1st ballot Hall of Famer inducted in 1999 with 98.8% of the vote. These Rawlings official Major League baseballs have been hand signed and inscribed "Don't Mess With Texas" by Nolan Ryan. Each autograph is guaranteed authentic, and includes an individually numbered TRISTAR Authentic hologram.