Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals struckout 17 Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the 1968 World Series.
Nolan Ryan holds the record for most career strikeouts with 5.714.
The Tigers team record for most strikeouts in a game by a pitcher is 16 by Mickey Lolich. He struckout 16 California Angels on May 23, 1969 and 16 Seattle Pilots on June 9, 1969.
In 2012, the Detroit Tigers had an 88-64 record.
In 1984, the Detroit Tigers had a 104-58 record.
In 2006, the Detroit Tigers had a 95-67 record.
As of September, 2008: Pitching: Mickey Lolich - 2,679 Batting: Lou Whitaker - 1,099
Nolan Ryan with 5,714 career strikeouts.
Nolan Ryan holds the career record with 5,714 strikeouts.
Roger Clemens- 20, two times: '96 Detroit '86 Seattle
15 strikeouts by j.r. Richard f the Houston astros
Nolan Ryan is the all-time leader in strikeouts in Major League Baseball. He told the record with 5,714 strikeouts.
Randy Johnson has the most strikeouts by a left handed pitcher. He also has the second most strikeouts all-time and over 300 wins.
In 1984, Detroit Tigers pitcher Willie Hernandez posted a 9-3 record, 32 saves, a 1.92 ERA, and 112 strikeouts. He won both the Cy Young Award and the Most Valuable Player award for the AL.
In 1968, Tigers' pitcher Denny McLain ended the regular season with a record of 31-6. He is the last pitcher in MLB history to win 30+ games in a season.
Ryan Howard holds the record for most strikeouts for a batter in a World Series with 13 in 2009. Bob Gibson holds the record for most strikeouts for a pitcher with 35 in 1968.
Kar Spooner set the record with 15 strikeouts in 1954 & J. R. Richard tied the record in 1971.
Bob Gibson of the Saint Louis Cardinals struck out 17 Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the 1968 World Series.
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 with 383 (modern record - in the 1800s teams only had one pitcher and some of those guys had 500+ strikeouts per season)