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What batter has the most strikeouts in a game?

The MLB record for strikeouts in a 9 inning game is 5 and has been done by many players. The last player to strikeout 5 times in a 9 inning game was Alex Rios of the Toronto B (MORE)

Why does baseball use a k for a strikeout?

  The use of the last letter of Struck instead of the first to denote a strikeout dates back to when Henry Chadwick developed the box score in the late 1850's. Chadwick of (MORE)

Who holds the record for the most strikeouts?

If you are talking about pitchers and who has the most K's, the answer is Nolan Ryan with 5,714 strikeouts. If you are talking about batters who have struck out at the plate, (MORE)

Who is baseball's strikeout king?

NOLAN RYAN   Nolan Ryan | 5,714 | 1 He leads with 5,714 strikeouts. The next 4 on the list are... Randy Johnson | 4,875 | 2 / Roger Clemens | 4,672 | 3 / Steve Carlton | 4, (MORE)

Why is a strikeout marked with a k?

You can blame a man named Henry Chadwick. He was in the process of perfecting the baseball score card. S was already used for Sacrifice, so he used the K (the last letter in " (MORE)

What pitcher has the most career strikeouts?

Here's the all-time list as of the start of the 2008 season: CAREER STRIKEOUTS SO 1 Nolan Ryan 5714 2 Roger Clemens 4672 3 Randy Johnson 4616 4 Steve Carlton 41 (MORE)

In softball who gets a putout for a strikeout?

The pitcher is credited with a strikeout. The catcher is credited with the putout, unless the batter-runner has to be retired at first base with a throw from the catcher. In t (MORE)