10/17/2013 6:24 P.M. ET
Astros statement regarding Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan's retirement announcement today
By / MLB.com
HOUSTON, TX - The following is a statement from Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan regarding Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan's retirement announcement today:
"As his son, I am extremely proud of what he has accomplished as both a player and as a front office executive. He was an integral part of all three of the World Series appearances by Texas teams, in 2005 with the Astros and in 2010-11 with the Rangers.
"He has always treated the game with dignity and respect and has appreciated those that make our game great: the fans, players and employees."
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