Keystone Kid

Strasburg won't be in Harrisburg for along, but that doesn't mean the club won't benefit. Getty Images

This story appears in the April 19 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

If all the hype is true, Stephen Strasburg may be just the guy to finally fix Washington. But that miracle will have to wait. First, he has to help breathe life into a franchise in yet another financially troubled city, Harrisburg, Pa.