Nolan Ryan Signed “Ryan’s Express” Artwork Lithographed on a Home Plate.
Lot 119. Nolan Ryan Signed “Ryan’s Express” Artwork Lithographed on a Home Plate. Russian-born sports artist Yuri Liaboh created four images of Ryan that adorn a standard-sized home plate that is “pre-assembled” for hanging on sports room or bar wall. Ryan’s signature on one of the images is large, bold and mint 9. It has been authenticated by Kevin Keating and comes also with a Certificate of Authenticity from Sportacular Art, the manufacturer. The litho is #655 of 2,500 produced. Ryan comfortably holds baseball’s all-time strikeout record, with 839 more than Randy Johnson, who is in second place, and 3,000 more than the closest active player. He entered the Hall of Fame in 1999, the first year he was eligible, with 98.79 percent of the possible votes. Winning Bid $55.