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KKing (playing cards, chess)
KBlack (in CMYK color space)
KKindergarten (as in K-12)
KKelvin (thermodynamic temperature scale)
KKosher (symbol on food labels)
KKilo- (thousand)
KKalium (Potassium)
KOK/Okay
KSpecial K (cereal)
KOver (logging abbreviation)
KQue (Spanish)
KKnowledge
KContract
KKiller (type of white blood cell)
KOkay
KCapital (economics)
KK-Mart (store)
KCarrying Capacity (population studies)
KKerry (Irish car registration)
KCologne (auto license plate)
KKey Generator
KKnot
KKirby
KEastern Ontario (postal code designation, Canada)
KKompressor (band)
KKappa (receptor)
KKicker (football)
KKarat
KConductivity
KCurvature
KLysine (amino acid)
KPermeability (physics)
KCathode (electronics)
KKetamine (animal tranquilizer/disassociative)
KKilobyte
KStrikeout
KKorpus (Russian, building; used in postal addresses)
KKnit Stitch
KKerrang! (British Magazine and TV Channel)
KPhylloquinone (vitamin)
KK Language (Unix-Based programming language)
KKell Blood Group
KKey/Black (printing ink in CMYK model)
KBoltzman Constant
KCoefficient of Thermal Conductivity
KKilohm (unit of electrical resistance; also seen as Kiloohm)
KKiloohm (resistor; electronics schematics)
KLudwig von Köchel (publisher of catalog of the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
KKlebsiella Pneumoniae Serotype
KFederal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas (designates original point of circulation of a dollar bill)
KKeratometric Reading (contact lens fitting term)
KKellogg's Corp (stock symbol)
KConfidential Cryptographic (TMINS)
KUS Offices in China Stamp (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
KTanker Aircraft Designation (US military, as in KC-10)
KWreck Less Than $50 Damage (Alabama Public Safety radio code)
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The preeminent strikeout pitcher of his era, and in the debate about whether his fastball was the fastest of any pitcher ever at least until the coming of Sandy Koufax, this was the last of twelve seasons in which The Big Train led his league in strikeouts.
The 6-foot-4, 215-pound right-hander has won 18 games in three of the last four seasons and has averaged 252 strikeouts, 219 innings and posted a 2.
Rangers' shortstop Elvis Andrus stands behind Darvish in every game and said Monday's game was very "boring" because Darvish's propensity for strikeouts means he has no work to do.
As the designated hitter temporarily in absentia, Oliva would have pinch-hit in the 7th inning when the ninth-place batter was due up, but in his first actual time that he faced Ryan in this contest, Oliva lined out, therefore, no strikeout is credited.
Zito sees the impact of Strikeouts For Troops firsthand when he receives letters from service members like Staff Sgt.
For major-league sluggers, home runs and strikeouts have been sidekicks for decades.
A potential additional step to getting "more accurate" numbers would be to assess each of the remaining missing 13 percent of the games' box scores and their listed team strikeout totals.
Pitchers With 3,000 Strikeouts Through 2007 Pitcher SO 3,000th Strikeout Victim Nolan Ryan 5,714 Cesar Geronimo, Reds Roger Clemens 4,672 Randy Winn, Devil Rays Randy Johnson 4,616 Mike Lowell, Marlins Steve Carlton 4,136 Tim Wallach, Expos Bert Blyleven 3,701 Mike Davis, As Tom Seaver 3,640 Keith Hernandez, Cardinals Don Sutton 3,574 Alan Bannister, Indians Gaylord Perry 3,534 Joe Simpson, Dodgers Walter Johnson 3,509 Stan Coveleski, Indians Phil Niekro 3,342 Larry Parrish, Rangers Greg Maddux 3,273 Omar Vizquel, Giants Fergie Jenkins 3,192 Garry Templeton, Padres Bob Gibson 3,117 Cesar Geronimo, Reds Curt Schilling 3,116 Nick Swisher, As Pedro Martinez 3,030 Aaron Harang, Reds
And while that pitch had much to do with his abundant strikeout totals, he never would have reached the remarkable figures without another pitch.
Asked if a high strikeout total has become acceptable, Buford replied: "Not for a guy like me.
has scored a major coup by securing baseball's all-time strikeout leader, Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez, as spokesperson for "Sega Sports(TM) World Series(R) Baseball 2K1.