Robin Ventura getting dealt with by Nolan Ryan.

22 Years Ago Today, Nolan Ryan Beat The Shit Out Of Robin Ventura

Nolan Ryan — took a hard come-backer here from Bo Jackson in the mouth.

This is after Bo Jackson hit a line drive right back to Nolan Ryan. The trainers wanted to take him out of the game but the stare Nolan gave to them told them not to even think about it.

Nolan Ryan ...sporting the oh-so-legendary Astros uniform (which also claims a spot in My Hall of Fame...Just for different reasons than Nolan).  ;)

sporting the oh-so-legendary Astros uniform (which also claims a spot in My Hall of Fame.Just for different reasons than Nolan).

Nolan Ryan pitching - You have less than a second to decide whether to swing or not!!!

The Ryan express on it's way. Unfair to throw high with pinpoint accuracy & throw a breaking ball that would buckle your knees!

The White Sox hired Robin Ventura to be their new manager. Let’s hope his tenure is more successful than this 1993 fight against Nolan Ryan in which Chicago’s new skipper was punched six times by the 46-year old before teammates came to his rescue. (AP)  VIDEO: David Wells on White Sox decision to hire VenturaSI VAULT: It’s a season of bench-clearing brawls (8.16.93)

Robin Ventura charged the mount when Nolan Ryan hit him with a pitch. The Ryan Express won the battle!

Nolan Ryan former Major League Baseball pitcher, and currently principal owner and CEO of the Texas Rangers.

BASEBALL~Nolan Ryan former Major League Baseball pitcher, and currently principal owner and CEO of the Texas Rangers. Baseball Hall of Fame from Refugio, Texas.

Love this leg kick.  I have heard Tom House and Mike Paul talk about him saying he lifted as high as he could and strided as far as he could.  Power Pitcher!

Love this leg kick. I have heard Tom House and Mike Paul talk about him saying he lifted as high as he could and strided as far as he could.

Nolan Ryan was the first professional ballplayer to sign a million dollar contract. Ryan signed his contract with the Houston Astros on 11-19-1979. Pictured: Nolan Ryan Autograph on a 1981 Fleer (#57)

Nolan Ryan was the FIRST professional ballplayer to sign a million dollar contract. Ryan signed his contract with the Houston Astros on Pictured: Nolan Ryan Autograph on a 1981 Fleer (

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