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No. 1 pick Strasburg donates $141K

Updated: December 11, 2009, 11:55 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Former San Diego State ace Stephen Strasburg donated $141,000 to the Aztecs' baseball program on Friday.

The donation will allow SDSU to upgrade the surface of Tony Gwynn Stadium, with new synthetic turf replacing the grass skirting from dugouts to baselines, and be used to operate the program.

The hard-throwing right-hander, the No. 1 pick overall in the June amateur draft, agreed to a record-setting contract worth $15.1 million over four years with the Washington Nationals.

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