As of the start of the 2007 World Series, Mickey Mantle holds the MLB career record for RBIs in the World Series with 40. For a single World Series, Boboy Richardson of the New York Yankees holds the RBI record with 12 in the 1960 World Series.
Sandy Alomar holds the record for most postseason RBIs in a single season with 19, set in 1997.
Lou Gehrig holds the American League single season record for RBIs with 184 in 1931.
Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees holds American League record for RBIs in a single season with 184 in 1931.
Career and Single Season RBI LeadersHank Wilson of the Chicago Cubs holds the major League record for RBIs in a single season with 191 hit in 1930. New York Yankees, Lou Gehrig holds the American League record for RBIs in a single season with 184 in 1931. Hank Aaron holds the Major League record for career RBIs with 2,297 and the National League record with 2,202. Babe Ruth is second in career RBIs with 2,218, and hold the American League career RBI record with 2,201.
Hank Wilson holds the record for most RBIs in a single season with 191, set in 1930.
Career: 40, Mickey Mantle 1951-1964 Series: 12 Bobby Richardson 1960 Game: 6 Bobby Richardson October 8, 1960
Lee May is tied with Danny Murphy of the 1910 Philadelphia Athletics for most RBIs in a 5 game World Series. May had 8 RBIs in the 1970 World Series, won by the Baltimore Orioles over May's Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1.
He still holds the career record for most home runs (18) and RBIs (40) during the World Series. With parity in MLB much greater than it was during Mantle's career, it is unlikely that any player will play in as many World Series as Mantle did -- thus these record should stand for quite a while.
Bernie Williams holds the record for most career postseason RBIs with 80.
Hack Wilson holds both the National League and the Major League records for RBIs in a single season. He drove in 191 for the Chicago Cubs in 1930.
In his 10 year MLB career, Jackie Robinson is credited with 734 RBIs in the regular season and 12 RBIs in the World Series.
Both records are held by Mickey Mantle who had 18 home runs and 40 RBIs in 65 World Series games.
Hack Wilson, with 191 RBIs in 1930.
That is Lou Gehrig with 184 RBIs in the 1931 season.
Tony Cloninger set a major league record for RBIs by a pitcher with 2 grand slams and an RBI single for the Atlanta Braves in a 17-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on July 3, 1966.
Hideki Matsui. he got MVP bacause he is the secound person to get six RBIs in a world series game.
As of the start of the 2008 season, Hank Aaron is the all time career RBI leader with 2,297.
Ted Williams, with 145 RBIs in his rookie year, holds the record.
In the 1960 World Series, Yogi Berra had eight runs batted in.