publication date: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 (part of Round XLIV)

category: Sports

clue: obsessing about his debut was a national pastime

explanation: Strasburg was a pitcher for the Washington Nationals whose debut the week before this goo was published was called the most hyped in baseball's history. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle


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