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Ryan was the best pitcher of the modern era. His 324 wins are 14th most all-time. He is also the MLB's career strikeout leader. For his career, Ryan had 5,714 strikeouts.
Ryan also holds the record for no-hitters with seven. His first no-hitter came on May 5, 1973 against the Royals. Two months later on July 15th, Ryan no-hit the Tigers. The following year, Ryan no-hit the Twins.
In 1975, Ryan threw a no-hitter against the Orioles. The fifth no-hitter of Ryan's career came in 1981 against the Dodgers.
In 1990, Ryan threw his sixth no-hitter, this time against the Athletics. Eighteen years after his first no-hitter, Ryan threw his seventh no-hitter against the Blue Jays in 1991.