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1997 Seattle Mariners
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Managed by Lou Piniella
 History, Comments, Contributions
The 1997 Seattle Mariners set a new American League records for strikeouts when they recorded 1207 whiffs, topping the old mark of 1189 set by the 1967 Cleveland Indians. the main contributors to the record were Randy Johnson with 289 and Jeff Fassero with 189. Relievers Bobby Ayala, Ken Cloude and Scott Sanders all struck out over 8 batters per 9 innings.
 Awards and Honors
- All-Stars: Joey Cora, Ken Griffey, Randy Johnson, Edgar Martinez and Alex Rodriguez
- AL MVP: Ken Griffey
- Gold Glove: Ken Griffey (OF)
- Silver Slugger Award: Ken Griffey (OF) and Edgar Martinez (DH)