1969 Mets – Nolan Ryan

 

The 1969 New York Mets defied odds when they had the first winning season in the Mets history and went on to take the World Series Championship title. With players like Nolan Ryan and Tom Seaver it is no wonder the Mets rose to grandeur in 1969.

Nolan Ryan, a hard throwing right-handed pitcher, has been involved in baseball his entire life. He is the principal owner, president and CEO of the Texas Rangers. In 1999, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was famous for his fastball- more than 100 miles per hour. He sustained this even after age 40.
Ryan was a 8 time MLB All-Star, with career strikeouts of 5,714.He still holds the records for no-hitter with seven games, one hitter games (12), and 18 two hitters. His career spanned four decades. An unique Nolan Ryan Game Used / Worn Jersey Houston Astros, which is authenticated, are available on eBay currently. Another collector’s item, the 1968 Topps Baseball Uncut Proof Sheet Framed Nolan Ryan's Rookie Card COA, a rare item, is on eBay. The prices of these items are very reasonable considering the rarity of them.

 

1969 Topps NOLAN RYAN 533 New York Mets PSA 7 NM
1969 Topps NOLAN RYAN 533 New York Mets PSA 7 NM
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1969 TOPPS NOLAN RYAN METS 533 NICE
1969 TOPPS NOLAN RYAN METS 533 NICE
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1968 TOPPS METS ROOKIES JERRY KOOSMAN  NOLAN RYAN 177 CARD WELL CENTERED
1968 TOPPS METS ROOKIES JERRY KOOSMAN NOLAN RYAN 177 CARD WELL CENTERED
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NOLAN RYAN original art portrait on vintage game used baseball Mets Rangers
NOLAN RYAN original art portrait on vintage game used baseball Mets Rangers
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NOLAN RYAN Rangers Astros Angels Mets signed Game model bat Ryan Hologram
NOLAN RYAN Rangers Astros Angels Mets signed Game model bat Ryan Hologram
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1968 Topps Nolan Ryan RC 177 NY Mets BV 500
1968 Topps Nolan Ryan RC 177 NY Mets BV 500
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1968 Topps Jerry Koosman Nolan Ryan New York Mets 177 EX NO CREASES GD CORNER
1968 Topps Jerry Koosman Nolan Ryan New York Mets 177 EX NO CREASES GD CORNER
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1968 Topps NOLAN RYAN 177 Rookie RC stars PSA 2 GOOD HOF Mets
1968 Topps NOLAN RYAN 177 Rookie RC stars PSA 2 GOOD HOF Mets
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NOLAN RYAN 2014 IMMACULATE THE GREATEST AUTO 10 20 7 METS
NOLAN RYAN 2014 IMMACULATE THE GREATEST AUTO 10 20 7 METS
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1968 TOPPS NOLAN RYAN JERRY KOOSMAN ROOKIES 177 NRMT or better METS
1968 TOPPS NOLAN RYAN JERRY KOOSMAN ROOKIES 177 NRMT or better METS
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Due to illness and is committed service to the on the reserve, Nolan Ryan missed much of the 1967 Mets season. Due to the dual smoking aces up time Seaver and Jerry Koosman, Ryan got overshadowed in the 1968 season, unable to break into the starting rotation. Nolan Ryan became a reliable reliever going into the 1969 Mets season. Ryan had considerable success against the Braves in the National League championship series, where he threw seven innings of relief in game three, nailing his first playoff win. Nolan Ryan's most memorable performance with the 1969 miracle Mets came in game 3 of the World Series against the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched 2 1/3 shutout innings, which helped establish the Mets incredibly strong momentum, where they would go on to win the World Series game 5 with four consecutive wins.

Nolan Ryan memorabilia from the 1969 miracle Mets season is especially collectibles and noteworthy. Although Nolan Ryan went on to become perhaps one of the finest major league pitchers of the 20th century, his single appearance in the 1969 Mets game three of the World Series would be His only appearance in a World Series for the rest of his career.

1968 TOPPS 177 KOOSMAN NOLAN RYAN ROOKIE CARD GRADED 10 GEM MINT PCG
1968 TOPPS 177 KOOSMAN NOLAN RYAN ROOKIE CARD GRADED 10 GEM MINT PCG
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1977 Topps Nolan Ryan 650 PSA 10 Gem Mint Angels HoF Hall of Fame Flawless
1977 Topps Nolan Ryan 650 PSA 10 Gem Mint Angels HoF Hall of Fame Flawless
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1968 PSA POP 1 Topps Cello Nolan Ryan Rookie Top Showing DEAD CENTERED
1968 PSA POP 1 Topps Cello Nolan Ryan Rookie Top Showing DEAD CENTERED
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1968 Topps Baseball Nolan Ryan Rookie Card SGC 96 Jerry Koosman
1968 Topps Baseball Nolan Ryan Rookie Card SGC 96 Jerry Koosman
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1968 Topps Milton Bradley Nolan Ryan Rookie 177 PSA 7 NM Near Mint Sharp RARE
1968 Topps Milton Bradley Nolan Ryan Rookie 177 PSA 7 NM Near Mint Sharp RARE
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1973 Topps NOLAN RYAN 220 PSA 9 MINT
1973 Topps NOLAN RYAN 220 PSA 9 MINT
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1968 TOPPS 177 NOLAN RYAN PSA 85
1968 TOPPS 177 NOLAN RYAN PSA 85
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1973 Topps Nolan Ryan 220 PSA 9 Mint Angels HoF Hall of Fame Perfect Centering
1973 Topps Nolan Ryan 220 PSA 9 Mint Angels HoF Hall of Fame Perfect Centering
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1971 TOPPS 513 NOLAN RYAN METS HOF PSA 85 B1808331 568
1971 TOPPS 513 NOLAN RYAN METS HOF PSA 85 B1808331 568
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1 1NOLAN RYAN 2005 UD HOF RAINBOW 1 1 4 CARD SET PSA 1 1
1 1NOLAN RYAN 2005 UD HOF RAINBOW 1 1 4 CARD SET PSA 1 1
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Nolan Ryan started with the New York Mets in 1966 and went on to play for the California Angels, Houston Astros and Texas Rangers. Throughout that time he set many records and became a huge fan favorite. Finding memorabilia such as signed jerseys and gloves is not hard to do, but fans will pay for authentic Nolan Ryan collectibles. Everything from autographed paintings of Ryan to bronze statues are attainable. A mint condition rookie card, particularly an autographed one, is a worthwhile investment for any die hard fan. Autographed jerseys and magazine covers are great pieces. A rare find is a worn Nolan Ryan jersey from any of the teams he has played for over his 27-year career. Finding an uncut proof sheet containing Nolan Ryan's rookie card is exceptional and completes any collection. And the traditional autographed baseball, whether it is just Nolan Ryan's signature or the entire team's is quite nice. Other rare finds of Nolan's face include the 1973 Topps Candy Lids and What-A-Burger 3-D card sets. Sometimes a collector can find one of the rare "Farewell to a Legend" pennants used in a Texas Rangers farewell game. There are even limited edition plaques displaying autographed cards available.

NOLAN RYAN COLLECTION TEXAS RANGERS HALL OF FAMER BRONZE STATUE RARE
NOLAN RYAN COLLECTION TEXAS RANGERS HALL OF FAMER BRONZE STATUE RARE
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BGS 95 BVG 1975 TOPPS 500 NOLAN RYAN rare Comparable sold for 29246 in 2007
BGS 95 BVG 1975 TOPPS 500 NOLAN RYAN rare Comparable sold for 29246 in 2007
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Amazing 1973 1st No Hitter Nolan Ryan Ticket Stub Angels Vs Royals Mega Rare 1
Amazing 1973 1st No Hitter Nolan Ryan Ticket Stub Angels Vs Royals Mega Rare 1
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Nolan Ryan signed 1 of 7 Stephen Holland giclee very rare
Nolan Ryan signed 1 of 7 Stephen Holland giclee very rare
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NOLAN RYAN COLLECTION TEXAS RANGERS RARE BRONZE HAND AUTOGRAPHED BALL+
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Topps Cert autographs Nolan Ryan  Yu Darvish 4 OF 10 RIDICULOUSLY RARE
Topps Cert autographs Nolan Ryan Yu Darvish 4 OF 10 RIDICULOUSLY RARE
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1969 Nolan Ryan Topps Vault Original Color Negative METS 1 Of A Kind Rare Photo
1969 Nolan Ryan Topps Vault Original Color Negative METS 1 Of A Kind Rare Photo
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1968 Topps Milton Bradley Nolan Ryan Rookie 177 PSA 7 NM Near Mint Sharp RARE
1968 Topps Milton Bradley Nolan Ryan Rookie 177 PSA 7 NM Near Mint Sharp RARE
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Extremely RARE 1966 Sporting News Nolan Ryan HC Pre Rookie Official MLB Photo
Extremely RARE 1966 Sporting News Nolan Ryan HC Pre Rookie Official MLB Photo
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1971 Topps Nolan Ryan 513 Mets Graded 9 MINT RARE Low Pop BV 2300 Baseball HOF
1971 Topps Nolan Ryan 513 Mets Graded 9 MINT RARE Low Pop BV 2300 Baseball HOF
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2 1975 Topps NOLAN RYAN PROOF Cards LOOK  READ Blank Backs VERY RARE
2 1975 Topps NOLAN RYAN PROOF Cards LOOK READ Blank Backs VERY RARE
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Rare 1974 Topps Stamps Production Photo Sheet Nolan Ryan G Perry Hunter Sanyo
Rare 1974 Topps Stamps Production Photo Sheet Nolan Ryan G Perry Hunter Sanyo
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