Major League Record Book: Runs in a Season

We will next turn our attention to our major league seasonal record, starting with runs scored! As usual, we’ll have two separate charts- one for 2006-2017, and one for all-time.

2006-2017
1 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2017 94
2 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2013 92
3 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2016 91
4 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2016 88
5 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2012 86
Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2013 86
Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2015 86
8 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2014 79
9 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 2013 75
10 Yonder Alonso Luray ’06 2017 72
11 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 2012 70
12 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2012 62

Dan Murphy has 5 of the slots, and Jason Kipnis has 4…. which leaves Jon Jay with 2 and Yonder Alonso with 1. Murphy and Alonso entered this list with their 2017 totals- Murphy at #1, and Alonso at #10.

All-Time
1 Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1996 126
2 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1996 118
3 Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2001 108
4 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1998 107
David Eckstein Harrisonburg ’95-6 2002 107
6 Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1995 104
7 Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1997 101
8 John Kruk New Market ’81 1993 100
Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1999 100
Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 2000 100
Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2003 100
Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2004 100
Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2010 100
14 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1995 98
15 Brett Gardner New Market ’03-04 2010 97
16 Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2005 96
Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2007 96
Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2008 96
Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2010 96
Brett Gardner New Market ’03-04 2017 96

Juan Pierre has 6 slots; Steve Finley has 5; Mo Vaughn has 3; Aubrey Huff and Brett Gardner have 2; David Eckstein and John Kruk have 1. Interesting that none of the 2006-2017 totals are on the all-time list.

Dan Murphy
Dan Murphy

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