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Rangers betting on youth for future

Nolan Ryan is vital, but Texas is Jon Daniels' organization -- as it should be

Updated: March 5, 2013, 5:22 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

Nolan Ryan saved the Texas Rangers in the early '90s, when the Texas icon's pitching prowess gave the club credibility.

Hired in 2008 as president of the Rangers, Ryan came to the rescue again when he teamed with Chuck Greenberg in 2010 to save the franchise from bankruptcy and buy it from Tom Hicks. In the process, he put together a dynamic ownership group with billionaires Ray Davis and Bob Simpson serving as co-chairmen.

The point: We all know Ryan's importance to ...

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