A followup to my question and the reason for the question: Prince Fielder, after last night's game in which he hit his 23rd HR and produced only his 45th RBI is now on pace to hit 40 HRs this season and have only 78 RBI.
In 2009 Prince Fielder led the National Legue in RBIs with 141, and Mark Teixeira led the American League with 122.
Hack Wilson, with 191 RBIs in 1930.
Don Drysdale, 19 RBIs, 1965
Hank Wilson holds the record for most RBIs in a single season with 191, set in 1930.
Lou Gehrig with 175 RBIs in 1927.
Helton, Ortiz, Fielder, Pujols, Giambi,
Fielder knocks the ball in fair territory
Lou Gehrig holds the American League single season record for RBIs with 184 in 1931.
Through the 2008 season, that is Manny Ramirez with 165 RBIs in the 1999 season. Manny was playing with the Cleveland Indians that season.
In his 10 year MLB career, Jackie Robinson is credited with 734 RBIs in the regular season and 12 RBIs in the World Series.
Sandy Alomar holds the record for most postseason RBIs in a single season with 19, set in 1997.