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baseball player

Stephen Strasburg, American professional baseball player. Achievements include being the first overall pick in Major League Baseball's amateur draft, 2009; recording the second-most strikeouts (14) in a Major League Baseball pitching debut since 1900, June 8, 2010.

Background

Strasburg, Stephen was born on July 20, 1988 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Jim Strasburg and Kathleen Swett.

Education

Student in public administration, San Diego State University, 2006—2009.

Career

Pitcher Washington Nationals, since 2009. Pitcher, Team United States of America Haarlem Baseball Week Tournament, Netherlands, 2008, International University Sports Federation World Collegiate Championships, Czech Republic, 2008, Summer Olympic Games, Beijing, 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include being the first overall pick in Major League Baseball's amateur draft, 2009. Recording the second-most strikeouts (14) in a Major League Baseball pitching debut since 1900, June 8, 2010.

Connections

father:
Jim Strasburg

mother:
Kathleen Swett