As of the start of the 2008 season, the MLB record for being struckout is held by Reggie Jackson with 2,597.
Reggie Jackson struck out 2,597 times in his career. This is a Major League record.
That would be the great (seriously) Reggie Jackson who struck out 2597 times, more than 200 more times than second place, Sammy Sosa, who struck out 2306. Jackson is in the Hall of Fame, Sosa would have been if not for steroids but will most likely be voted in by the veterans committee.
No. Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times in his career. Reggie Jackson is the major league leader in strikeouts with 2,597.
In his 21 year Major League Baseball (MLB) career, Reggie Jackson holds MLB record for most career strikeouts by a player/batter, with a career total of 2,597 strikeouts - 46 times while with the Kansas City Royals, 1,180 with the Oakland Athletics, 108 with the Baltimore Orioles, 573 times with the New York Yankees, and 690 times with the California Angels.
Reggie Jackson struck out 2,597 times during his career, an all-time major league record.
Nolan Ryan struckout 5,714 batters in a career that spanned 1966, 1968-1993.
Nolan Ryan struck out the most batters, but Reggie Jackson struck out the most at the plate.
Justin Upton Of the "Atlanta Braves"
According to baseball-reference.com, Ty Cobb struck out a total of 357 times in his career. However, strikeouts were not counted in the stats sheets until 1913. Cobb had eight years of big league experience by this point.
Mark Reynolds of the Arizona Diamondbacks with 204.
nobody named Bryce Harper has ever played major league baseball.