Baseball:Records for Major League Baseball

Batting records (1876–present)

Career

Highest batting average Ty Cobb .366
Most home runs Barry Bonds 762
Most RBIs Hank Aaron 2297
Most hits Pete Rose 4256
Most runs scored Rickey Henderson 2295
Highest on-base percentage Ted Williams .482
Most stolen bases Rickey Henderson 1406
Highest slugging percentage Babe Ruth .690
Most walks Barry Bonds 2558
Most strikeouts Reggie Jackson 2597
Most at-bats Pete Rose 14053
Most total bases Hank Aaron 6856
Most games played Pete Rose 3562

Single-season

Highest batting average Hugh Duffy .440 1894
Most home runs Barry Bonds 73 2001
Most runs batted in Hack Wilson 191 1930
Most hits Ichiro Suzuki 262 2004
Most runs scored Billy Hamilton 198 1894
Highest on-base percentage Barry Bonds .609 2004
Most stolen bases Hugh Nicol 138 1887,Rickey Henderson 130 1982
Highest slugging percentage Barry Bonds .863 2001
Most walks Barry Bonds 232 2004
Most strikeouts Mark Reynolds 223 2009
Most total bases Babe Ruth 457 1921
Consecutive game hitting streak Joe DiMaggio 56 1941
Most at-bats Jimmy Rollins 716 2007

Pitching records (1876–present)

Career

Most wins Cy Young 511
Most losses Cy Young 316
Lowest E.R.A. Ed Walsh 1.82
Most no-hitters Nolan Ryan 7
Most strikeouts Nolan Ryan 5714
Most shutouts Walter Johnson 110
Most innings pitched Cy Young 7,354
Most home runs allowed Jamie Moyer 511
Most complete games Cy Young 749
Most saves Mariano Rivera 608
Highest win–loss percentage Spud Chandler 71.70%
Most games Jesse Orosco 1252
Most consecutive scoreless innings pitched Orel Hershiser 59

Live-ball era (1920–present)
(if different from overall records)

Most wins Warren Spahn 363
Most losses Nolan Ryan 292
Lowest ERA Mariano Rivera (overall) 2.21,Whitey Ford (starting pitchers) 2.75

Most shutouts Warren Spahn 63
Most innings pitched Phil Niekro 5,404
Most complete games Warren Spahn 382

Single season

Most wins Charles Radbourn 59 1884
Most losses John Coleman 48 1883
Lowest E.R.A. Tim Keefe 0.86 1880
Most strikeouts Matt Kilroy 513 1886
Most shutouts 16 George Bradley 1876, Pete Alexander 1916

Most innings pitched Will White 680 1879
Most complete games Will White 75 1879
Most saves Francisco Rodríguez 62 2008
Highest win/loss percentage Roy Face 94.70% 1959
Most hits allowed John Coleman 772 1883
Most earned runs allowed John Coleman 291 1883

Live-ball era (1920–present)
(if different from all-time records)

Season

Most wins 31 Jim Bagby, Sr. 1920, Lefty Grove 1931,  Denny McLain 31 1968                Most losses Paul Derringer 27 1933

Lowest earned-run average Fernando Rodney 0.6 2012
Most strikeouts Nolan Ryan 383 1973
Most shutouts Bob Gibson 13 1968
Most innings pitched Mickey Lolich 376 1971
Most complete games Bob Feller 36 1946
Most hits allowed George Uhle 378 1923
Most earned runs allowed Bobo Newsom 186 1938

Hitting records: single game (1876–present)

Most hits in a nine-inning game: 7 by Wilbert Robinson, June 10, 1892, and Rennie Stennett, September 16, 1975.
Most hits in an extra-inning game: 9, Johnny Burnett, July 10, 1932.
Most total bases in a nine-inning game: 19 (4 home runs, a double and a single), Shawn Green, May 23, 2002.

Pitching records: single game (1876–present)

Most home runs allowed: 7, Charlie Sweeney, June 12, 1886
Most strikeouts: 21, Tom Cheney, September 12, 1962 (16 innings)
Most strikeouts in a nine-inning game: 20 by Kerry Wood and Roger Clemens (twice)
Most consecutive home runs allowed: 4 by Paul Foytack, July 31, 1963, Chase Wright, April 22, 2007, and Dave Bush, August 11, 2010
Oldest pitcher to win a game: Age 49, Jamie Moyer, May 16, 2011

Catcher records: career

Most pickoffs: 81, Ivan Rodriguez

Most World Series wins (as a manager): 7, Casey Stengel, Joe McCarthy
Most pennants won: 10, Casey Stengel, John McGraw
Most World Series appearances (as a manager): 10, Casey Stengel
Most World Series appearances (as a team): 40, New York Yankees
Most World Series titles (as a team): 27, New York Yankees
Most MVP Awards won: 7, Barry Bonds

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