Texas Landmarks and Legacies - Today in Texas History
Vol 8, No 323 November 19, 1979 Monday Evening
Nolan Ryan signs with the Astros for $4.5 Million
Ryan home to Texas
HOUSTON Click Here to follow "Nolan Ryan" back in Time(1979)Click Here to follow "Nolan Ryan" forward in Time  On this date in 1979, pitching great Nolan Ryan, formerly of the California Angels, signed as a free agent with the Houston Astros for $4.5 million, making him the highest paid player in the Major League. More of "Nolan Ryan" on the Web