From Superman to the Invisible Man

Stephen Strasburg's long road to recovery will include rehab and anonymity

Originally Published: September 4, 2010
By Doug Glanville | ESPN.com

It is a daunting task to accept the reality of life when the game stops. A lot of the adjustment comes from slowing down after constantly being on the move, constantly being in the center of the action during the major league season. Although I was a first-round draft pick, I never experienced the kind of attention someone like Stephen Strasburg garnered when he made his major league debut. For a few short months, he had legendary status and the electric fastball to go with it.

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