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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Nolan Ryan returns to Astros front office

The Ryan Express has landed back in Houston. The legendary Nolan Ryan has agreed to accept a position as a special assistant to Astros owner Jim Crane.

Although his duties aren’t nearly as demanding as they were with the Rangers from February 2008 until last October, Ryan’s return to the Astros is more intimate and personal because it provides the Hall of Famer an opportunity to help his eldest son rebuild the club.

“It would be a special and totally different than I have dealt with before because it’s on the major league level and an organization that Reid’s president of,” Nolan Ryan said late last month. “And if I could assist him in some way it would be fun and challenging.”

Jon Daniels plans to replace Ryan with two 8-7 CEO’s.

Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: February 11, 2014 at 06:21 PM | 14 comment(s)
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