Ryan on the Hot Seat

Baseball Hall of Famer is on the hot seat before sell-out crowd at spring luncheon

Baseball Hall of Famer is on hot seat before sell-out luncheon crowd

Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Nolan Ryan, Steve Smith
Baseball great Nolan Ryan shares a laugh with interviewer Steve Smith during Christus Foundation for HealthCare luncheon. Courtesy of Christus Foundation for HealthCare
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Dan Breen, Pat Breen
Honorees Dan Breen and Pat Breen. Courtesy of Christus Foundation for HealthCare
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Emily Macey, Megan Hotze, Caroline Helander
Luncheon chairs Emily Macey, Megan Hotze, and Caroline Helander. Courtesy of Christus Foundation for HealthCare
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Catherine Roddey, Caroline Forney, Caroline Helander, Wendy Roddy
Catherine Roddey, Carolyn Forney, Caroline Helander, Wendy Roddy. Courtesy of Christus Foundation for HealthCare
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Patrick, Erin, Pat Michael, Brian and Dan Breen (seated)
Patrick Breen, Erin Breen, Pat Breen, Michael Breen, Brian Breen and, seated, Dan Breen. Courtesy of Christus Foundation for HealthCare
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Sylvia Brauer
Sylvia Brauer. Courtesy of Christus Foundation for HealthCare
Christus Foundation Luncheon, march 2016, Dan Breen, Raye White
Dan Breen, Raye Whitee. Courtesy of Christus Foundation for HealthCare
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Nolan Ryan, Charlie Reed, Les Cave, Richard Torres, Lisa Martin, Vicky Smith, Steve Smith, Tom Brown
Backrow: Nolan Ryan, Charlie Reed, Les Cave, Richard Torres. Seated: Lisa Martin, Vicky Smith, Steve Smith, Tom Brown. Courtesy of Christus Foundation for HealthCare
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Nolan Ryan, Steve Smith
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Dan Breen, Pat Breen
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Emily Macey, Megan Hotze, Caroline Helander
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Catherine Roddey, Caroline Forney, Caroline Helander, Wendy Roddy
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Patrick, Erin, Pat Michael, Brian and Dan Breen (seated)
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Sylvia Brauer
Christus Foundation Luncheon, march 2016, Dan Breen, Raye White
Christus Foundation Luncheon, March 2016, Nolan Ryan, Charlie Reed, Les Cave, Richard Torres, Lisa Martin, Vicky Smith, Steve Smith, Tom Brown

What: Christus Foundation for HealthCare annual spring luncheon.

Where: River Oaks Country Club.

The scoop: Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan was on the hot seat when interviewed by veteran news anchor Steve Smith, the duo keeping the sell-out crowd intrigued and in stitches. The event honored much-loved community leaders Pat and Dan Breen for their decades of generous community leadership and service.

The 12th annual spring luncheon was chaired by Caroline and and Bill Helander, Megan and Luke Hotze, and Emily and Louis Macey

Who: Raye White, Erin and Patrick Breen, Michael Breen, Brian Breen, Sylvia Brauer, Wendy Roddy, Carolyn Forney, Caroline Helander, Richard Torres, Tom Brown, Charlie Reed and Christus president Les Cave.