Ace pitcher who was picked first overall in 2009 and signed by the Washington Nationals to a $15 million contract.
He struck out 23 batters in a game during college.
He waited until the last second to sign his contract, completing it with 77 seconds left until the deadline.
He is the son of Kathleen Swett and Jim Strasburg.
His agent also handled the contract of another rookie sensation Alex Rodriguez.