The Elvis Presley of Baseball: Stepehen Strasburg

Posted: 26th June 2010 by Patrick MacCoon in MLB
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Ever since the Washington Nationals franchise came into existence in 2005 they haven't had much luck go their way to say the least. From 2005-present day, the Nationals have won 376 games, but have lost a dismal 507 games (record includes 2010 season). In the five year span the Nationals have wound up in last place in the National League East every year but once and often find themselves wondering what will it take to get the team on the right track. On June 9, the Washington Nationals found a big piece to the puzzle. With the first pick of the 2009 MLB Draft the Nationals selected a young flame thrower out of the University of San Diego State. The young 21 year old goes by the name of Stephen Strasburg, or now known to many as "Strasmas". The pick was a no brainer for the Nationals. Afte ...

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