Through the 2013 season, Mark Reynolds, who at the time played for the Arizona Diamondbacks, holds the MLB record for striking out in a season with 223 strikeouts in 2009.In 2010, Reynolds became the fastest player to reach 100 strikeouts in a season, doing this in only 67 games, and was on pace to break his own record. He finished the 2010 season with 211 strikeouts, which is fourth all-time.
actually Charles radbourn had 441 strikeouts but they still don't count that season there for nolan Ryan holds the record with 383 strikeouts
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Through games played on September 13, 2011 that is Adam Dunn with 195 strikeouts in 2004. Drew Stubbs of the 2011 Reds has 190 strikeouts so far and will probably set a new Reds record and surpass 200.
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The 2003 Chicago Cubs got 1,025 strikeouts in one season.
Through the 2008 season: Batter: Alfonso Soriano with 157 strikeouts in 2002. Pitcher: Ron Guidry with 248 strikeouts in 1978.
As of the 2010 season, the Yankees team record for strikeouts by a pitcher in a season is 248 by Ron Guidry in 1978.
Nolan Ryan set the single season MLB record for strikeouts in 1973 with 383.
Matt Kilroy holds the record for most strikeouts by a pitcher in a single season with 513 in 1886. Nolan Ryan holds the modern day record with 383 in 1973.
Emil Verban 8 in 1947
Nolan Ryan with 383 (modern record - in the 1800s teams only had one pitcher and some of those guys had 500+ strikeouts per season)
Josh Beckett had 194 strikeouts in 200 2/3 innings in the 2007 season.
The 2003 Chicagoe Cubs pitching staff had 1,404 strikeouts for the Major League record.
Mark Reynolds with 223 holds the major league record.
Alfonso Soriano. Through the 2009 season, the most strikeouts by a Yankees batter in a season is 157 by Alfonso Soriano in 2002.
The Cardinals posted a 5-and-11 record during the 2006 season.
Pedro Martinez. Martinez holds the Red Sox single season strikeout record with 313 in 1999.
Mickey Lolich with 308 in 1971.
Sammy Sosa with 174 in 1997.