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Stephen Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg 37 P

Washington Nationals

  • Status: Disabled 15-Day
  • Full Name: Stephen James Strasburg
  • Age: 26 (July 20, 1988)
  • Birthplace: San Diego, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 230
  • Draft: Round 1 (2009, WSH)
  • MLB Debut: 06/08/2010
  • School: San Diego State
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Stephen Strasburg Stats Summary

Stephen Strasburg Career Stats

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Stephen Strasburg Awards and Honors

Stephen Strasburg  37 P

  • Full Name: Stephen James Strasburg
  • Born: July 20, 1988
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: San Diego, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 230
  • Draft: Round 1 (2009, WSH)
  • School: San Diego State
  • MLB Debut: 06/08/2010

Selected by the Washington Nationals in the 1st round (No. 1 overall) of the June 2009 First-Year Player Draft out of San Diego State... Stephen James Strasburg, born July 20, 1988, in San Diego, Calif... son of Jim Strasburg and Kathleen Swett, both also attended San Diego State... enjoys playing golf, favorite athlete is Jake Peavy... agent is Scott Boras... signed with the Nationals on Aug. 17, 2009 at the deadline, a record-breaking contract for a draft pick, a guaranteed 5.1 million over four years... was introduced to fans at an on-field press conference at Nationals Park on Aug. 21, 2009... debuted for the Nationals on Oct. 5, 2009 in an Instructional League game in Viera, Fla. at Spacecoast Stadium... made his professional debut on Oct. 16, 2009, starting for the Phoenix Desert Dogs at Phoenix Municipal Stadium in the Arizona Fall League... was named an AFL Rising Star and AFL Pitcher of the Week on Nov. 9, 2009... was scheduled to pitch in the Rising Stars Game and AFL Championship game but missed both due to injury... led the AFL with four wins... saw Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles after twisting his knee toward the end of his AFL stint... was a public administration major at San Diego State... Louisville Slugger and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association preseason All-America selection in 2008... was on the bronze-medal winning U.S. Olympic Team in'08, also pitched for the Team USA Junior National Team... named the 2009 preseason national player of the year as a member of the Louisville Slugger All-American team... became the first college player to be named to the U.S. team since the decision was made to use Minor Leaguers beginning in 2000... three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at West Hills High School in Santee, Calif... during his senior season, finished with a 1.68 ERA and struck out 74 batters in 62 1/3 IP, tossing seven complete games... his ERA and shutout total set school records, while his strikeouts and inning pitched ranked third-most all time at West Hills High... named second-team all-Grossmont League North and team MVP... was named West Hills High 2006 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.