MLB Record for Most Hits In a Season

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Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki hits an RBI single off Oakland Athletics' starting pitcher Mark Redman during the third inning of their game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday Sept. 30, 2004. The hit was Ichiro's 256th of the season.
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Ichiro Suzuki holds the record for the most hits in a single season, having recorded 262 hits in 2004. The previous record (George Sisler, 257) had stood for 84 years before Suzuki broke it.

How Many MLB Players Have 240 Hits In a Season?

There are 14 MLB players who have recorded at least 240 hits in a single season. The most recent player to achieve this feat was Suzuki in 2004 (262).

PLAYERTEAMYEARHITS
Ichiro SuzukiSeattle Mariners2004262
George SislerSt. Louis Browns1920257
Lefty O'DoulPhiladelphia Phillies1929254
Bill TerryNew York Giants1930254
Al SimmonsPhiladelphia Athletics1925253
Rogers HornsbySt. Louis Cardinals1922250
Chuck KleinPhiladelphia Phillies1930250
Ty CobbDetroit Tigers1911248
George SislerSt. Louis Browns1922246
Ichiro SuzukiSeattle Mariners2001242
Heinie ManushSt. Louis Browns1928241
Babe HermanBrooklyn Dodgers1930241
Wade BoggsBoston Red Sox1985240
Darin ErstadAnaheim Angels2000240

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