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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)

Do catchers get put outs for strikeouts?

Yes. A catcher gets credited with the putout on a strikeout if the ball is caught cleanly. In the event of a dropped third strike, if the catcher tags the hitter, he again get (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 'K' used for a strikeout in baseball?

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 often us (MORE)

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The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

Why is a k used for strikeouts?

Answer   Henry Chadwick, one of the first newspaper journalists to take a literary interest in baseball, is largerly credited with inventing the "boxscore." He kept a det (MORE)

Why do catchers throw to third base after a strikeout?

I have played baseball my entire life, mainly as a catcher. This is simply a way to keep the energy of the game going. It is commonly called "round the horn", and the Catcher (MORE)

In baseball why are strikeouts called K's?

  It's because newspaperman Henry Chadwick, while refining the technique used for filling out a scorecard, needed an abbreviation for strikeout (S was already being used f (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)