Alfonso Soriano holds the record for most strikeouts by a batter in a single postseason with 26 set in 2003.
Chet Ross of the Boston Bees led MLB in strikeouts in 1940 with 127.
Nolan Ryan has the most career strikeouts with 5,714.
Nolan Ryan holds 5,714 strikeouts for his career and to this point no one else in the majors have struck out more than 5000 batters.
Nolan Ryan has the most career strikeouts with 5,714. Randy Johnson has the 2nd most.
In 2012, Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers, had the most strikeouts with 239.
Nolan Ryan holds the career MLB strikeout record with 5,714.
15 strikeouts by j.r. Richard f the Houston astros
Yes, and as a matter of fact, in MLB history there have been about 40-50 pitches credited with 4 strikeouts in one inning because of this. Click on the 'Four Strikeouts in One Inning' link below to see all MLB pitchers that have been credited with four strikeouts in one inning.