I sure do write about this guy a lot, don't I?
Hopefully, this is the last time.
While everyone is talking about Strasburg on the Million Card site or in a complete 2010 Topps set or in Topps U&H or whatever, I went the simple route and bought the Syracuse Chiefs team set for a rather inflated 10 bucks.
That's 33 cents per card. Or maybe it's 5 dollars for the Strasburg card ...
... another $2.50 for the Drew Storen card, and 9 cents each for 28 scrubs.
This Strasburg card is staying with me. Not that it's rare or anything. There were more than a few being sold at the Syracuse Chiefs' game last night. And here was the vendor's chant as he walked up and down the aisles:
"Get your scorecards and baseball cards.
Strasburg right on top."
And Strasburg is. They've got all the other cards in alphabetical order, except for Strasburg, who is conveniently out front.
That was the highlight of my pregame purchasing. Once the players took their positions, I was focused on the game -- Indianapolis Indians at Syracuse Chiefs. Yes, I likes to keep score.
It was a good thing that I was paying attention, because I witnessed the most action-packed top of the first inning that I have seen in person in my entire life. Here is my meandering play-by-play: