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Stephen Strasburg to Appear for Microsoft Store Opening in Bethesda

The store is expecting such demand to play Xbox with the pitcher that the line opens the night before the store's grand opening

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Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to appear for the grand opening of the Microsoft Store in Bethesda

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Update – Nov. 11 – Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg will be on hand for the grand opening of the Microsoft Store at Westfield Montgomery Mall on Nov. 22.

The pitcher will be at the store from 2 to 4 p.m., as opposed to the original 4 p.m. appearance start time originally advertised by Microsoft.

He will pose for photos, but will not be signing autographs, according to an informational release about the event.

Some lucky fans will even get the chance to play Xbox One with the star pitcher. The line to meet Strasburg starts the night before on Nov. 21 at 10 p.m. outside the mall entrance near California Pizza Kitchen. The first 200 people in line will receive a ticket to meet Strasburg. Customers who receive a ticket will also receive a signed photograph when they meet the pitcher.

The Microsoft store officially opens at the mall on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m.