As Washington prepares to gear up for Stephen Strasburg’s debut, we can’t ignore The Greatest Prospect Ever 2.0, Bryce Harper.â†µ
Most of you became acquainted with Harper after he appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated last year, where you first heard the stories about his Ruthian exploits. Now we have the latest story to add to his legend, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:â†µ
“He hit a bus one time,” Thomas said. “Just during batting practice.” Often during batting practice, Harper would hit balls to Hollywood Boulevard. “And the bus driver came into the main office and wanted the school to pay for the damages. Stuff like that. Every day he walked on the field out here, he would do something that would make you say, ‘Wow.’ It’s unreal.”â†µ
You know what else is unreal? According to the article, his favorite movie is The Sandlot.