Tracy McGrady retires from baseball after posting first strikeout

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor

Sugar Land, TX, United States (4E Sports) – Ex-NBA star Tracy McGrady retired from baseball Wednesday after registering a first career strikeout.

He fanned final batter Bryan Pounds in the Atlantic League All-Star Game at Constellation Field.

“I told some of the guys that I am going to get a strikeout before I stop playing, ” said McGrady. “Thank you Jesus.”

He kept the baseball and said it is “definitely going in the trophy case.”

McGrady posted a 6.75 ERA and walked 10 batters in his four outings and 6 2/3 innings for the Sugar Land Skeeters.

He also got to start the independent Atlantic League’s All-Star Game.

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