The Question:

I'm Looking for the total Life Time Strike Outs for Mark McGuire, Sammy Sosa, and Babe Ruth for use in 6th Grade Class room. I will use this information to show that even when you strike out or fail you can continue and be sucessful.

The Answer:

Thanks for emailing us at Information Please, Robert. Great idea for a lesson! Here are the numbers you are looking for, as of the end of 2010:

Babe Ruth 8,399 career at bats 1,330 career strikeouts
Sammy Sosa 8,813 career at bats 2,306 career strikeouts
Mark McGwire 6,187 career at bats 1,596 career strikeouts

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