Just about every abbreviation used in Baseball box scores, to this day, was developed by Henry Chadwick in the late 1800s. This includes his use of the letter 'K' for strike out. He never said WHY he made that choice, but that letter does appear in striKe out.
when they are un happy with mlb.
MLB in 1972
The last major sports strike was the 2004-5 NHL lockout. If you don't consider that a strike, then the last was the 1994 MLB strike.
The MLB was officially founded using the term MLB in 1920.
Nolan Ryan with 5,714 strikeouts
Not during his MLB career.
Nolan Ryan. He has 5,714 strike outs. Man, that's alot!
Infinitely many, since the catcher could theoretically drop third strike after third strike.
MLB may stand for several different things. It is most commonly understood to stand for "Major League Baseball", a baseball organization popular in the United States. In business and accounting it stands for "Material, Labor, Burden."
Umpires do not decide or announce changes in the strike zone, that is determined by the MLB Rules Committee. The last such change by the committee was in 1996, when the lower limit of the strike zone was changed from the top of the knees to the bottom of the knees. Umpires simply call the strike zone on what THEY PERCEIVE as the size of the zone in the rules in effect at the time.