Major League Record Book: RBIs in a Season

Let’s take a look at players with the most major league RBIs in one major league season…..

2006-2017
1 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2016 104
2 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2017 93
3 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2013 84
4 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2016 82
5 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2013 78
6 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2012 76
7 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2015 73
8 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 2013 67
Yonder Alonso Luray ’06 2017 67
10 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2012 65
11 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2009 63
12 Yonder Alonso Luray ’06 2012 62

Murphy has 6 of the 12, while Kipnis has 3, Alonso has 2, and Jay has the last one. Murphy’s and Alonso’s respective 2017 seasons jumped on here, at #2 and tied for #8.

All-Time
1 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1996 143
2 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1995 126
3 Mike Lowell Waynesboro ’93 2007 120
4 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 2000 117
5 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1998 115
6 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1999 108
Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2008 108
8 Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2003 107
9 Mike Lowell Waynesboro ’93 2003 105
10 Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2004 104
Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2016 104
12 Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1999 103
13 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1993 101
14 Mike Lowell Waynesboro ’93 2001 100
15 Reggie Sanders Winchester ’87 1995 99
16 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1997 96
Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 2000 96
18 Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1996 95
19 Larry Sheets Staunton 1987 94
Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 2004 94

Man, 143 RBIs in one season is amazing. In fact, it’s tied for the 83rd best in all of major league history. Larry Sheets has joined this one- I believe it’s his second appearance on the major league record book… I met Larry, sort of, at our Alma Mater, Eastern Mennonite, a looooong time ago….

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