Ryan Hancock

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Ryan Hancock
Relief pitcher
Born: (1971-11-11) November 11, 1971 (age 45)
Santa Clara, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 8, 1996, for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
July 18, 1996, for the California Angels
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 4-1
Strikeouts 11
Earned run average 7.48

Ryan Lee Hancock (born November 11, 1971) is a retired professional baseball player who played 1 season for the California Angels of Major League Baseball. On June 9, 1996, he was one of two American League pitchers to get a hit during the 1996 season. The other AL pitcher to get a hit that year was Roger Clemens on May 23. He played football at Brigham Young University as quarterback. After he suffered a devastating ACL injury, Ryan focused solely on baseball. He was drafted to the MLB to play for the Anaheim Angels. Ryan played in the Minor leagues until his first Major League game on June 8, 1996. Ryan was offered to play in Japan with the Fukuoka Daiei Hawks, so he took their offer and played there for a season. After this, he played in several different places such as Venezuela and the Dominican Republic for some winter league teams before retiring to spend more time with his wife, Cori, and his newly born daughter, Jordyn.