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Nolan Ryan Hospitalized for Heart Problem

7/18/2011 9:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

MLB Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan has been hospitalized in Houston for what is believed to be a recurring heart condition.

Nolan Ryan Hospitalized

64-year-old Ryan -- who currently serves as President of the Texas Rangers -- was admitted to the hospital yesterday morning, after experiencing discomfort in his chest.

The Texas Rangers released a statement -- saying the pitching great will undergo tests today for a "recurrence of the heart condition which he has previously experienced."

Ryan is said to be feeling better and resting comfortably. He is expected to be released from the hospital in a few days.

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