Nolan Ryan holds the career record with 5,714 strikeouts.
Nolan Ryan with 5,714 career strikeouts.
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.
Bob Gibson with 17 in 1968
Pitcher Whitey Ford has the most career strikeouts in the World Series with 94.
Randy Johnson has the most strikeouts by a left handed pitcher. He also has the second most strikeouts all-time and over 300 wins.
Matt Kilroy holds the record for most strikeouts by a pitcher in a single season with 513 in 1886. Nolan Ryan holds the modern day record with 383 in 1973.
Steve Carlton with 19 strikeouts on September 15, 1969 against the NY Nets.
Mickey Lolich with 308 in 1971.