Year Inducted: 1989
The Nolan Ryan Foundation is a non‐profit organization that provides resources for youth, education and community development. The Foundation has donated to the Thelma Ley Anderson Family YMCA, Miracle League of Austin, Learning for Life, YMCA Strong Kids Campaign and other meritorious organizations, as well as providing scholarships for local high school seniors entering college.
In the fall of 1996, the Nolan Ryan Foundation completed the Nolan Ryan Center and donated the building to Alvin Community College in Alvin. The college uses the building for classes, special events and as a community center. The Nolan Ryan Foundation leases space within the building for the Nolan Ryan Exhibit Center.
Military Service: Army Reserve 1967