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Stephen Strasburg is a baseball immortal

Updated: March 9, 2010, 2:39 PM ET
By Toby Mergler

Today we all witnessed the birth of a new supergod. The greatest phenom in sporting history descended from high atop Mount Strasburg, the secret mountain that towers over Mount Olympus, to bless the lives of all those enlightened souls who can recognize transcendent beauty.

Like a mystical Voltron, Washington Nationals wunderkind Stephen Strasburg displayed a combination of all the greatest powers possessed by lesser gods. His fastball crackled like Zeus' thunderbolts. His curveball ...

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