Nolan Ryan holds the career record with 5,714 strikeouts.
Nolan Ryan is the all-time leader in strikeouts in Major League Baseball. He told the record with 5,714 strikeouts.
In Major league baseball, there has never been a pitcher who recorded 5 strikeouts in an inning as of August 13th 2012.
Nolan Ryan with 5,714 career strikeouts.
Pitching great Tom Seaver holds the record for the most consecutive strikeouts in Major League Baseball history. In 1970 he struck out 10 straight batters in a game his Mets played against the Padres.
Nolan Ryan, with 5,714 strikeouts, holds the career record.
Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers with 269.
Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants with 261.
Kar Spooner set the record with 15 strikeouts in 1954 & J. R. Richard tied the record in 1971.