Jim Crane on Nolan Ryan: ‘He means a lot’ but not talks yet
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 17, 2013
“To me, Nolan Ryan’s it,” Crane said. As far as Crane is concerned, there is no greater baseball name in Houston history than Nolan Ryan. Astros owner Jim Crane said he'd welcome Ryan back to Houston if he were interested. Astros owner Jim Crane and team president Reid Ryan, the eldest son of Nolan, have not talked to the Texas icon about returning to the Astros. "Certainly, he's one of the best-known baseball players in the history of Texas, and I don't know his plans in the future," Crane said. "I wish ...
Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan, whose father, Nolan, announced Thursday he was retiring as chief executive officer of the Rangers, said he hasn't had any discussions with his dad about a possible return to Houston.