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How does Nolan Ryan do it? Let us count the ways. On the eve of Ryan's 5,000th strikeout, Rangers p.r. man Larry Kelly put together this list of everyone Ryan had fanned in his 22-year career. Through Sunday, he had 4,994 K's against 1,061 players
August 27, 1989

36
Claudell Washington

31
Fred Patek

30
Jorge Orta

29

Rod Carew
Larry Hisle

27
Amos Otis

26
Andre Dawson

24
Al Bumbry

23

Dale Murphy
Darrell Porter

22

Reggie Jackson
Ron Le Flore
Graig Nettles
Bill North

21

John Briggs
Carlton Fisk
Dave Parker
Rico Petrocelli
Juan Samuel

20

Cecil Cooper
Chili Davis
Terry Kennedy
Ron Oester
Roy Smalley

19

Glenn Hubbard
John Mayberry
Jim Rice

18

Dave Duncan
Ken Henderson
Jeffrey Leonard
Ben Oglivie
Frank White

17

Steve Braun
Chris Chambliss
Bobby Darwin
Ruppert Jones
Pat Kelly
Chet Lemon
Hal McRae
Rick Miller

16

Bert Campaneris
Dave Collins
Nick Esasky
Pedro Guerrero
Alex Johnson
Carlos May
Aurelio Rodriguez
George Scott
Ken Singleton
Gene Tenace

15

Mark Belanger
Eric Davis
Dwight Evans
Willie Horton
Tim Raines
Mike Schmidt
Bill Stein
Darryl Strawberry

14

Sal Bando
Buddy Bell
Bob Brenly
George Brett
Hubie Brooks
Tim Flannery
Dan Ford
Dave Nelson
Eric Soderholm
Jason Thompson
Roy White
Mookie Wilson

13

Tony Armas
Sam Ewing
George Foster
Bill Freehan
Atlee Hammaker
Thurman Munson
Pete Rose

12

Wally Backman
Lyman Bostock
Bernie Carbo
Will Clark
Dave Concepcion
Al Cowens
Leon Durham
Toby Harrah
Deron Johnson
Fred Lynn
Carmelo Martinez
Joe Rudi
Steve Sax
Reggie Smith
Robby Thompson
Bump Wills

11

Dick Allen
Jeff Burroughs
Bucky Dent
Dan Driessen
Shawon Dunston
Steve Garvey
George Hendrick
Roy Howell
Harmon Killebrew
Candy Maldonado
Mike Marshall
Jim Mason
Lee Mazzilli
Don Money
R.J. Reynolds
Ryne Sandberg
Rusty Staub
Bob Stinson
Jim Sundberg
Garry Templeton
Gorman Thomas
Duane Walker
Mitch Webster
Jim Wohlford
Butch Wynegar

10

Glenn Adams
Bobby Bonds
Glenn Borgmann
Ed Brinkman
Vince Coleman
Ron Fairly
Oscar Gamble
Ralph Garr
Ken Griffey Sr.
Von Hayes
Jim Holt
Duane Kuiper
John Lowenstein
Dave May
Dan Meyer
Lou Piniella
Tom Poquette
Boog Powell
Rafael Ramirez
Paul Schaal
Jerry Terrell
Robin Yount

9

Juan Beniquez
Norm Cash
Ron Cey
Warren Cromartie
Brian Downing
Denny Doyle
Bobby Grich
Tony Gwynn
Mike Hargrove
Fran Healy
Tom Herr
Steve Kemp
Ken Landreaux
Lee May
Dick McAuliffe
Willie McGee
Dave McKay
Jerry Mumphrey
Lance Parrish
Vada Pinson
Cookie Rojas
John Shelby
Eric Show
Ozzie Smith
Charlie Spikes
Lee Stanton
Danny Thompson
Rob Wilfong
Billy Williams

8

Don Baylor
Larvell Blanks
Pat Bourque
Lou Brock
Rick Burleson
Johnny Callison
Steve Carlton
Rich Chiles
Jack Clark
Rich Coggins
Julio Cruz
Mike Cubbage
Tom Grieve
John Grubb
John Hale
Keith Hernandez
Ed Herrmann
Pete LaCock
Sixto Lezcano
Angel Mangual
Gary Matthews
Kevin McReynolds
Jim Northrup
Al Oliver
Jerry Reuss
Brooks Robinson
Bill Sharp
Jim Spencer
Mickey Stanley
Willie Stargell
Andy Van Slyke
Tim Wallach
Terry Whitfield
Earl Williams
Willie Wilson

7

Doug Ault
Alan Bannister
John Bateman
Johnny Bench
Dick Billings
Jack Brohamer
Brett Butler
Gary Carter
Paul Dade
Willie Davis
Bo Diaz
Mike Easler
Jim Essian
Ted Ford
Phil Garner
Doug Griffin
Wayne Gross
Jeff Hamilton
Mike Hegen
Ellie Hendricks
Butch Hobson
Bod Horner
Paul Householder
Steve Hovley
Rick Manning
Len Matuszek
Milt May
Eddie Milner
Jim Nettles
Jeff Newman
Terry Pendleton
Joe Pepitone
Tony Perez
Willie Randolph
Luis Salazar
Ron Santo
Rodney Scott
Duke Sims
Tony Solaita
Bill Sudakis
Milt Thompson
Jose Uribe
Tom Veryzer
U.L. Washington
Carl Yastrzemski

6

Luis Aguayo
Ron Blomberg
Bruce Bochte
Gates Brown
Tom Browning
Ralph Bryant
Steve Brye
Cesar Cedeno
Roberto Clemente
Jody Davis
Rick Dempsey
Miguel Dilone
Mike Fitzgerald
Pedro Garcia
Tommy Harper
Vic Harris
Danny Heep
Bo Jackson
Steve Jeltz
Tim Johnson
Junior Kennedy
Dave Kingman
Ed Kirkpatrick
Ray Knight
Mike Krukow
Vance Law
Eddie Leon
Davey Lopes
Bill Madlock
Bob Melvin
George Mitterwald
Paul Molitor
Bob Montgomery
Keith Moreland
Joe Morgan
Ken Oberkfell
Tony Oliva
Lenny Randle
Mike Scioscia
Dick Sharon
Billy Smith
Willie Smith
Ron Stone
Derrell Thomas
Scot Thompson
Andre Thornton
Otto Velez
Zoilo Versalles
Bob Watson
Ernie Whitt
Glenn Wilson

5

Mike Aldrete
Sandy Alomar Sr.
Many Alou
Dave Anderson
Alan Ashby
Dusty Baker
Jesse Barfield
Tim Blackwell
Paul Blair
Greg Briley
Leo Cardenas
Orlando Cepeda
Doug DeCinces
Rob Deer
Ivan DeJesus
John Ellis
John Felske
Tom Foley
Tito Fuentes
Ron Gant
Jim Gantner
Cito Gaston
Dick Green
Mario Guerrero
Bill Gullickson
Rick Honeycutt
Stan Jefferson
Mike Jorgensen
John Kennedy
John Kruk
Joe Lis
Mike Lum
Elliott Maddox
Phil Mankowski
Dave Martinez
Denis Menke
Jim Morrison
Eddie Murray
Larry Murray
Paul O'Neill
Mitchell Page
Tony Pena
Jim Presley
Doug Rader
Gary Rajsich
Johnny Ray
Ron Reed
Rick Reichardt
Craig Reynolds
Ron Roenicke
Benito Santiago
Mike Shannon
Bob Shirley
Ed Spiezio
Kurt Stillwell
Franklin Stubbs
Hector Torres
Max Venable
Ozzie Virgil
Matt Williams
Al Woods
Jimmy Wynn
Joel Youngblood

4

Hank Aaron
Danny Ainge
Stan Bahnsen
Bruce Berenyi
Tony Bernazard
Kurt Bevacqua
Larry Biittner
Larry Bowa
Greg Brock
Don Carman
Rico Carty
Rick Cerone
Horace Clarke
Bob Coluccio
Tim Corcoran
Willie Crawford
Kal Daniels
Frank Duffy
Len Dykstra
Darrell Evans
Marv Foley
Ray Fosse
Terry Francona
Kirk Gibson
Brian Giles
Dan Gladden
Alfredo Griffin
Kevin Gross
Larry Haney
Larry Harlow
Terry Harper
Mike Heath
Steve Henderson
Jim Hickman
Ron Hodges
Burt Hooton
Clint Hurdle
Chris James
Howard Johnson
Dalton Jones
Joe Lahoud
Rafael Landestoy
Mike La Valliere
Joe Lefebvre
Charlie Leibrandt
Johnnie LeMaster
Barry Lersch
Joe Lovitto
Rick Mahler
Chuck Manuel
Tim McCarver
Gene Michael
Norm Miller
Rick Monday
Omar Moreno
Jamie Moyer
Bobby Murcer
Roger Nelson
Jim Norris
Claude Osteen
Wes Parker
Larry Parrish
Paul Popovich
Mike Ramsey
Bob Randall
Gary Redus
Jeff Reed
Rick Renick
Dave Revering
Mickey Rivers
Jerry Royster
John Russell
Scott Sanderson
Dick Simpson
Lonnie Smith
Zane Smith
Rick Sofield
Bill Spiers
Royle Stillman
Bobby Tolan
Cesar Tovar
Alan Trammell
Alex Trevino
Chris Welsh
Lou Whitaker
Herm Winningham
Marvell Wynne
Steve Yeager
Richie Zisk

3

Gary Alexander
Matt Alexander
Kent Anderson
Rick Auerbach
Bob Bailey
Ernie Banks
Randy Bass
George Bell
Bruce Benedict
Dave Bergman
Dale Berra
Damon Berryhill
Dann Bilardello
Steve Blass
Barry Bonds
Bob Boone
Thad Bosley
Clete Boyer
Glenn Braggs
Bobby Brown
Chris Brown
Jay Buhner
Bob Burda
Danny Cater
Ty Cline
Kevin Coffman
Darnell Coles
Tim Conroy
Terry Crowley
Tim Cullen
John Curtis
Bruce Dal Canton
Dick Davis
Joe Decker
Larry Dierker
Dick Dietz
Mariano Duncan
Johnny Edwards
Juan Eichelberger
Mike Epstein
Sid Fernandez
Ron Gardenhire
Rich Gedman
Cesar Geronimo
Bill Gogolewski
Luis Gomez
Denny Gonzalez
Bill Grabarkewitz
Mark Grace
Greg Gross
Brad Gulden
Jerry Hairston
Mel Hall
Bob Hansen
Ron Hassey
Larry Herndon
Glenn Hoffman
Charles Hudson
Dane Iorg
Sonny Jackson
Pat Jarvis
Davey Johnson
Frank Johnson
Von Joshua
Al Kaline
Sammy Khalifa
Ron Kittle
Mickey Klutts
Brad Komminsk
Ted Kubiak
Craig Kusick
Coco Laboy
Dave LaPoint
Rudy Law
Tom Lawless
Leron Lee
Jim Lefebvre
Rufino Linares
Greg Luzinski
Dal Maxvill
Bake McBride
Fred McGriff
Terry McGriff
Craig McMurtry
Larry McWilliams
Joey Meyer
Randy Milligan
Kevin Mitchell
Willie Montanez
Charlie Moore
Andres Mora
Rich Morales
Ivan Murrell
Tony Muser
Bill Nahorodny
Al Newman
Matt Nokes
Willie Norwood
Joe Orsulak
Ed Ott
Al Pedrique
Marty Perez
Pascual Perez
Gerald Perry
Hosken Powell
Ted Power
Jamie Quirk
Ken Reitz
Jerry Remy
Ronn Reynolds
Lee Richard
Gene Richards
Bill Ripken
Leon Roberts
Bob Robertson
Bill Russell
Dick Ruthven
Rafael Santana
Dick Schofield Jr.
Tony Scott
Sonny Siebert
Ted Simmons
Chris Smith
Rennie Stennett
Earl Stephenson
Jeff Stone
Gary Sutherland
Frank Taveras
Tony Taylor
Walt Terrell
Jay Tibbs
Joe Torre
Manny Trillo
Mike Tyson
Ellis Valentine
Ray Washburn
Devon White
Alan Wiggins
Maury Wills
Floyd Youmans

2

Jim Acker
Ricky Adams
Doyle Alexander
Bill Almon
Roberto Alomar
Luis Alvarado
Brady Anderson
Bob Bailor
Jay Baller
Rafael Belliard
Curt Blefary
Bobby Bonilla
Phil Bradley
Ron Brand
Sid Bream
Nelson Briles
Larry Brown
Mike Brwon
Ollie Brown
Bill Buckner
Randy Bush
John Cangelosi
Joe Cannon
Joe Carter
Harry Chappas
Donn Clendenon
Kevin Collins
Billy Conigliaro
Pat Corrales
Larry Cox
Jose Cruz
Vic Davalillo
Tommy Davis
Bob Dernier
Steve Dillard
Al Downing
Mike Edwards
Jim Eisenreich
Barry Evans
Jim Fairey
Pete Falcone
Mike Felder
Joe Ferguson
Tony Fernandez
Curt Flood
Doug Flynn
Tito Francona
Doug Frobel
Andres Galarraga
Mike Greenwell
Ken Griffin Jr.
Tom Griffin
Kelly Gruber
Joe Hague
Albert Hall
Tom Haller
Dave Hamilton
Garry Hancock
Bill Hands
Jim Ray Hart
Mickey Hatcher
Andy Hawkins
Rich Hebner
Bob Heise
Phil Hennigan
Jack Hiatt
Gene Hiser
Don Hood
Randy Hundley
Danny Jackson
Dion James
Bart Johnson
Lamar Johnson
Jay Johnstone
Mack Jones
Tracy Jones
Jim Kaat
Fred Kendall
Kurt Kepshire
Don Kessinger
Hal King
Randy Kutcher
Lee Lacy
Gene Larkin
Manny Lee
Denny Lemaster
Nelson Liriano
Bryan Little
Carlos Lopez
Ed Lynch
Roger Maris
Jerry Martin
John Martin
Buck Martinez
Randy Martz
Roger Mason
Bob Mitchell
Lloyd Moseby
Fran Mullins
Tim Nordbrook
Johnny Oates
Pete O'Brien
Rowland Office
Tom O'Malley
Junior Ortiz
Larry Owen
Tom Paciorek
Rafael Palmeiro
Lowell Palmer
Alejandro Pena
Broderick Perkins
Jim Perry
Joe Pettini
Mike Phillips
Tom Phoebus
Rob Picciolo
Luis Polonia
Joe Price
Greg Pryor
Pat Putnam
Mario Ramirez
Jody Reed
Cal Ripken
Dave Roberts
Rich Robertson
Ellie Rodriguez
Phil Roof
Jimmy Rosario
Bruce Ruffin
Orlando Sanchez
Charlie Sands
Manny Sanguillen
Mackey Sasser
John Scott
Larry Sheets
Ted Sizemore
Mario Soto
Mike Squires
Steve Staggs
Fred Stanley
John Stearns
Gene Stone
Doug Strange
John Strohmayer
Guy Sularz
Champ Summers
B.J. Surhoff
Stan Swanson
Bob Sykes
Danny Tartabull
Bob Taylor
Carl Taylor
Mike Torrez
Jeff Treadway
Lee Tunnell
Jerry Turner
Del Unser
Dave Van Gorder
Pete Varney
Bill Voss
Luke Walker
Dennis Walling
Joe Wallis
Bob Welch
Ed Whitson
Reggie Williams
Walt Williams
Jim Winn
Rick Wise
Wilbur Wood
Don Young

1

Mike Adams
Rick Aguilera
Andy Allanson
Bernie Allen
Gene Alley
Felipe Alou
Jesus Alou
Mike Andrews
Luis Aparicio
Gerry Arrigo
Bob Aspromonte
Skeeter Barnes
Bob Barton
Billy Bean
Glenn Beckert
Joe Beckwith
Tim Belcher
Joey Belle
Mike Bielecki
Jack Billingham
Doug Bird
Vida Blue
Bruce Bochy
Tommy Boggs
Wade Boggs
Pat Borders
Don Bosch
Rick Bosetti
Dick Bosman
Buddy Bradford
Angel Bravo
Ken Brett
Oscar Brown
Jerry Browne
Bob Bruce
Tom Brunansky
Don Buford
Jim Bunning
Ray Burris
Enos Cabell
Ivan Calderon
Lou Camilli
Dave Campbell
Casey Candaele
John Candelaria
Doug Capilla
Jose Cardenal
Bill Caudill
Dave Clark
Ron Clark
Gene Clines
Rocky Colavito
Nate Colbert
Danny Cox
Hector Cruz
John D'Acquisto
Ron Darling
Darren Daulton
Jim Davenport
Alvin Davis
Bob Davis
Brock Davis
Mark Davis
Mike Davis
Ron Davis
Trench Davis
John Denny
Mike Devereaux
Mike Diaz
Kelly Downs
Dave Dravecky
Don Drysdale
Rob Ducey
Jim Dwyer
Dock Ellis
Rob Ellis
Kevin Elster
Alvaro Espinoza
Bill Fahey
Junior Felix
Felix Fermin
Frank Fernandez
Sergio Ferrer
Curt Ford
Bob Forsch
Woody Fryman
Gary Gaetti
Greg Gagne
Dave Gallagher
Damaso Garcia
Leo Garcia
Adrian Garrett
Joe Gates
Bob Gibson
Dave Goltz
Orland Gonzalez
Rene Gonzalez
Tony Gonzalez
Tom Gorman
Jim Gosger
Jim Gott
Mark Grant
David Green
Gary Green
Cecilio Guante
Chris Gwynn
Rich Hacker
Jimmie Hall
Alan Hargesheimer
Terry Harmon
Greg Harris
Rickey Henderson
Angel Hermoso
Enzo Hernandez
Orel Hershiser
Gail Hopkins
Joe Horlen
Ricky Horton
Steve Howe
Jack Howell
LaMarr Hoyt
Terry Hughes
Ron Hunt
Steve Huntz
Tommy Hutton
Garth Iorg
Grant Jackson
Ron Jackson
Brook Jacoby
Cleo James
John Jeter
Cliff Johnson
Joe Johnson
Jimmy Jones
Randy Jones
Ross Jones
Rick Joseph
Wally Joyner
Tom Kelly
Andy Kosco
Wayne Krenchicki
Bob Lacey
Mike Laga
Jeff Lahti
Gene Lamont
Rick Lancellotti
Barry Larkin
Bill Laskey
Tim Laudner
Randy Lerch
Jose Lind
Mark Littel
Don Lock
Mickey Lolich
Ron Lolich
Tim Lollar
Jim Lonborg
Torey Lovullo
Ken Macha
Garry Maddox
Greg Maddux
Dave Magadan
Kirt Manwaring
Juan Marichal
Dave Marshall
Renie Martin
Edgar Martinez
Marty Martinez
Don Mason
Mike Mason
Eddie Mathews
Don Mattingly
Jerry May
Willie McCovey
Tom McCraw
Dave McDonald
Oddibe McDowell
Jim McGlothlin
Rich McKinney
Ken McMullen
Dave McNally
Francisco Melendez
Mario Mendoza
Roger Metzger
Larry Milbourne
Felix Millan
Ed Miller
Brad Mills
John Milner
Don Mincher
Dave Moates
Bob Molinaro
John Montefusco
Bob Moose
Jose Morales
John Morris
Gerry Moses
Manny Mota
Rance Mulliniks
Rich Murray
Joe Niekro
Phil Niekro
Joe Nolan
Nelson Norman
Nyls Nyman
Charlie O'Brien
John Odom
Bob Ojeda
Jose Oquendo
Mike Pagliarulo
Jim Palmer
Milt Pappas
Dan Pasqua
Frank Pastore
Marty Pattin
Mike Paul
Roberto Pena
Jack Perconte
Gary Pettis
Joe Pittman
Gus Polidor
Bob Porter
Ron Pruitt
Kirby Puckett
Charlie Puleo
Mel Queen
Dennis Rasmussen
Shane Rawley
Howie Reed
Rich Reese
Jessie Reid
Scott Reid
Harold Reynolds
Dave Ricketts
Ernest Riles
Allen Ripley
Steve Rogers
Paul Runge
Jeff Russell
Chris Sabo
Angel Salazar
Richie Sheinblum
Dick Schofield Sr.
Bill Schroeder
Rick Schu
Chuck Scrivener
Rod Scurry
Kevin Seitzer
Mike Sharperson
Bob Sheldon
Pat Sheridan
Steve Shields
Razor Shines
Craig Shipley
Tom Shopay
Wayne Simpson
Bill Singer
Don Slaught
John Smiley
Van Snider
Larry Stahl
James Steels
Jim Stewart
Don Sutton
Mickey Tettleton
Tim Teufel
Andres Thomas
Gary Thomasson
Bob Tillman
Jim Tracy
John Tudor
Sandy Valdespino
Sandy Vance
Bob Veale
Omar Vizquel
John Vukovich
Mark Wagner
Dave Watkins
Brad Wellman
Steve Whitaker
Bill White
Floyd Wicker
Milt Wilcox
Frank Williams
Kenny William
Dave Winfield
John Wockenfuss
Gary Woods
Dick Woodson
Tracy Woodson
Craig Worthington
Mike Young
George Zeber
Paul Zuvella

PHOTOPETER READ MILLER PHOTOWALTER IOOSS JR. PHOTOFOCUS ON SPORTS PHOTOJERRY WACHTER

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)