Texas muralist pays tribute to infamous Nolan Ryan – Robin Ventura brawl
A Dallas-area artist has painted a mural. Not any work of art: This one pays homage to the time Nolan Ryan pummeled Robin Ventura during a White Sox-Rangers game in 1993.
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Dallas-area muralist Izk Davies painted a mural of the altercation on the east exterior of the bar Wits End. It’s a striking image — pun intended. The 10-by-10-foot painting is now completed — and ready for selfies.
DJ Edgar Blue — Davies’ bandmate in the local improvisational hip-hip group CoLab — initially planned to use the space on the wall as a calendar for his old school hip-hop events at Wits End. But Davies says the two started discussing “classic Texas icon imagery” and Ryan’s altercation with Ventura came up.
Here is the inspiration for the artwork: