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Single-Season Strikeout Record for Batters

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Who holds the all-time Major League record for strikeouts in a single season by a batter?

Trivia Question Answer

Mark Reynolds playing with the Arizona Diamondbacks set the single season strikeout record for a batter in 2009 with 223 strikeouts. Second place goes to Adam Dunn who had 222 strikeouts with the Chicago White Sox in 2012. Interestingly, Mark Reynolds holds three of the top 10 positions for most strikeouts (1: 223 in 2009, 4: 211 in 2010, and 6: 204 in 2008).