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Where’s the beef?  In Ryan’s cookbook

Nolan Ryan RobVentura

Nolan Ryan, Robin Ventura

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Updated: December 28, 2012 6:18AM



Almost 20 years ago, Nolan Ryan served up some “noogies” to Robin Ventura in one of baseball’s oddest beefs. Now, baseball’s legendary flame-thrower plans to serve up some meaty recipes in “The Nolan Ryan Beef Cookbook,” scheduled for release in May 2014.

Along with the recipes he collected as a longtime Texas rancher, Ryan, 65, will share stories from his 27-year career, which spanned four decades.

We’re guessing his favorite lunch dish is “Beef Noogie Soup.”

Dan Cahill



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