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Davis Approved As New Controlling Owner Of Rangers

Owners have given their unanimous approval for Ray Davis to succeed Nolan Ryan as the controlling owner of the Texas Rangers.


Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig attends a news conference at MLB headquarters on November 22, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig: Davis To Become Rangers’ Controlling Owner

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Ray Davis will succeed Nolan Ryan as the controlling owner of the Texas Rangers. Davis made a fortune in the energy business.


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Nolan Will Always Be Baseball in Texas

Nolan is a great businessman and the use of his name alone gave the Rangers credibility. Now, the Rangers have some credibility to rely on, but will do this without Nolan.


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Ryan Needed Time To Understand New Role

Nolan Ryan said that he let speculation about his future with the Rangers go on for weeks because he needed to get a better understanding of his role in the front office.


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Nolan Ryan To Remain CEO Of Rangers

After weeks of spring training and the opening week of the baseball season, Ryan, and majority owners Ray Davis and Bob Simpson finally were ready to make an agreement official.


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Ryan Doing Rangers No Service With Silent Treatment

Time is up for Nolan Ryan. Time to decide whether he wants to stay or go as Chief Operating Officer of the Texas Rangers.


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With Daniels In Control, Ryan Dissolves From Big Tex To Big Ex

Owner Bob Simpson, who teams with Ray Davis as the two major voices of controlling interest, says it would be a tragedy if Ryan departs the franchise. But here’s the genesis of the drama that could land Daniels in power and Ryan in retirement.


Nolan Ryan, left, and Jon Daniels discuss the signing of pitcher Roy Oswalt during the Texas Rangers game against the Seattle Mariners in Arlington, Texas on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (Ron T. Ennis/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)

Nolan Ryan Could Be Leaving Rangers

Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan could be leaving the organization, perhaps as early as the end of spring training, according to a report out Monday.