About Walks Allowed

During Nolan Ryan's 27-year Major League Baseball career, he had 2795 walks allowed, an average of 103.519 walks allowed per season. 1966 was his best season with 3 walks allowed and his worst season was 1977 when he had 204 walks allowed. Nolan Ryan underperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, not beating USA (221.26), Baby Boomers (248.967), Y (1046.99), mlb (214.849), and SP (295.92) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

A walk is issued by a pitcher or a team's pitchers when four balls, pitches out of the strike zone which do not hit the batter and are not swung on, before the plate appearance ends. The batter is then given first base and the plate apperance is over. Generally, for Walks Allowed, lower is better. (Source)

Nolan Ryan's Walks Allowed Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Nolan Ryan's yearly Walks Allowed for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Nolan Ryan's Cumulative Walks Allowed by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Nolan Ryan's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Nolan Ryan's career total Walks Allowed at the end of that season.
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Nolan Ryan's Walks Allowed Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Nolan Ryan and related player groups by summarizing Walks Allowed for each season played by Nolan Ryan. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Nolan Ryan's Season Walks Allowed Stats Table

This table shows Nolan Ryan's Walks Allowed stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Nolan Ryan's career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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