^Thomson, Peter. "Ryan, A 9th-round Pick, Moving Up Cubs' Ladder", Orlando Sentinel, September 4, 1994. Accessed July 31, 2015. "As incongruous as it sounds, Ryan's buddies back home in Bound Brook, N.J., better accept the fact that Ryan, drafted in the ninth round of this year's major-league draft, did face Jordan and the Birmingham Barons."
^Jay Ryan, The Baseball Cube. Accessed January 13, 2008.