"I've been talking about this for minority thing for 40 years, and I hate even talking about it now, because all it is, is talk," he said. "Nothing's changed. Who's going to stand up and say anything about it now? Everybody is afraid to stand up knowing it could be costly to your job and family."
The night of Strasburg's 2010 debut, former Nationals manager Frank Robinson, working for baseball commissioner Bud Selig, walked into the Nationals clubhouse before the game and declared, "Where's 'The Savior' hiding?"