Randy Johnson Career Strikeouts Overview

During Randy Johnson's 22-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 4875 strikeouts, an average of 222 strikeouts per season. 2001 was his best season with 372 strikeouts and his worst season was 1988 when he had 25 strikeouts. Randy Johnson outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (348.10090556274), Baby Boomers (417.74597156398), Y (2134.7777777778), mlb (347.409776226), and SP (475.04233750745) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Strikeouts are outs recorded by the pitcher or team's pitchers when the player at bat accumulates 3 strikes before putting the ball in play, is walked, or hit by a pitch. Strikes are accumlated by swinging and missing a pitch, not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or by hitting a foul ball. Foul ball strkes however are not counted for a third strike unless the foul results from a bunt or is a foul tip third strike caught by the catcher. Generally, for Strikeouts, higher is better. (Source)

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Randy Johnson Strikeouts By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Randy Johnson's yearly Strikeouts for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Randy Johnson Cumulative Strikeouts by Year

This line chart attempts to show show how Randy Johnson's career Strikeouts progressed by year. Each year on the chart represents Randy Johnson's career Strikeouts at the end of that season.
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Randy Johnson Strikeouts By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Randy Johnson and related player groups by summarizing Strikeouts for each season played by Randy Johnson. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Randy Johnson Strikeouts Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Randy Johnson Strikeouts stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Randy Johnson career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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