Friday, November 8, 2013

1978 Topps Baseball #6 - Nolan Ryan '77 Record Breaker


  • Nolan Ryan just doesn't look right with the "70s hair" look. 
  • Ryan finished his career with 215 games of 10 or more strikeouts. He had 148 in the American League and 67 in the National League.
  • Randy Johnson has come the closest to breaking this record. Johnson had 114 10-strikeout games in the National League and 94 10-strikeout games in the American League (a total of 208).
  • Johnson struck out 10 or more in a game 23 times in 1999, 2000, and 2001. Ryan struck out 10 or more 23 times in 1973.