After a bench clearing brawl in which he punched Jose Bautista in the face, Texas’ Rougned Odor received a congratulatory phone call from Nolan Ryan.

Ryan, a former Rangers flame-thrower, pummeled Robin Ventura in one of the most famous fights in MLB history.

“Sir? Yes sir, thank you sir,” Odor could be heard saying into the phone, clearly surprised to be contacted by such a prestigious figure in baseball fighting history.

Bautista reportedly ignored a sympathy call from Ventura.

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