Stephen Strasburg Washingtion Nationals MLB Framed 8x10 Photograph First Career Game
Stephen Strasburg made his major-league debut on June 8, 2010, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. A Sports Illustrated columnist termed it "the most hyped pitching debut the game has ever seen." Strasburg picked up the win in his debut, pitching seven innings, allowing 2 earned runs and no walks and striking out 14, setting a new team strikeout record. Further, he was the first pitcher in history to strike out at least eleven batters without issuing any walks in his pro debut, while falling just one strikeout short of the all-time record for a pitcher's debut�Karl Spooner (1954) and J.R. Richard (1971) both struck out 15, but each took nine innings to do it, and each walked three. Strasburg's first career strikeout was of Lastings Milledge. He struck out every batter in the Pirates line-up at least once, including the last 7 batters he faced�also a Nationals record. At one point in the second inning, a Strasburg fastball clocked 100 mph. There is no better way to commemorate your favorite player or team than this quality collectible. This collectible features: 8x10 Premium Photograph, Double Acid Free Mats, High Quality Black Wood Moulding, High Strength Premium Clear Glass, Finished Size: 12 1/4 inches by 15 1/2 inches, Individually Inspected, Bubble Wrapped for Protection, Assembled in the USA, Watermark (if shown) is not on the Finished Product.