Found February 08, 2012 on
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Harper hopes to emulate Namath

Bryce Harper wants everyone to know that he won't be all business during his career, going as far as name-checking the legendary Jets QB as someone he'd like to be like. 

Bryce Harper wants to be like Joe Namath, have fun off the field

Bryce Harper may be only 19 years old and have enormous baseball potential, but he is not exactly the most lovable character. Harper marches to the beat of his own drum and doesn’t seem to care what anyone thinks about it. That confidence likely has contributed to his success on the baseball field, but it also tends to irritate the people around him. Harper has struggled in the...

Harper confident he can make club this spring

How did Bryce Harper feel after hearing manager Davey Johnson is going to give him every chance to make the club? "I feel really positive about going to Spring Training this year," Harper said. "I really feel I have a legit shot at making the club."

It Doesn't Matter What Teams Bryce Harper Cheers For It Doesn't Matter What Teams Bryce Harper ...

The Washington Nationals top prospect Bryce Harper is an outspoken young man, and he's a sports fan.  The two don't seem to be combining well for Nationals fans lately. Many on Twitter and in local media have made a pretty big deal about the teams that Harper cheers for; they include the Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers, and Duke Blue Devils.  As you...

How Rick Ankiel Affects Bryce Harper and Others

The Washington Nationals signed OF Rick Ankiel to a minor-league contract on Monday, and he will likely make the team either as a fourth outfielder or as part of a platoon in center field.  The ultimate decision for Ankiel's role may tell us exactly what the Nats expect from Bryce Harper. The Nats have signed a bevy of veteran utility type players this offseason, including...

Keith Law Ranks Francisco Lindor 35th Among All MLB Prospects

ESPN’s resident prospect guru has released his Top 100 list for 2012 and the Cleveland Indians have a lone representative among a list featuring names like Mike Trout and Bryce Harper.  Francisco Lindor, the team’s first-round draft selection in 2011 slots in 35th overall, apparently being weighed down by the fact that he’s only 19-years of age. Per Law: The Puerto Rican-born...

The Bryce Harper-Joe Namath thing

Earlier this week, Bryce Harper gave a candid interview to’s Bill Ladson, in which he candidly suggested he might want to have a lifestyle like that of Joe Namath. Much credit for the historical knowledge. But still, an interesting choice. Quoting from Ladson: Read full article >>

Law: Top 100 MLB prospects of 2012 (1-25)

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper come out on top for the second straight year

The Greatest Moment In Super Bowl History

What’s the greatest moment in Super Bowl history? The answer depends on whom you ask, of course, as one is typically partial to their own team’s success. For some, it might be Joe Namath running off the field after completing his guaranteed upset in Super Bowl III. Maybe it’s The Fridge leaping over hapless Patriots at the goal line, Neil O’Donnell telegraphing...

FanGraphs+ 2012: Available Now!

FanGraphs+ (formerly The Second Opinion) is now available for just $4.99! Here’s what you get: Player Profiles – Over 1100 player profiles written by the FanGraphs and RotoGraphs contributors you’re already familiar with. Available on either the player pages or in blog format. Articles – 11 in-depth articles to help you win your league: -Keeper League Prospect & Rookie...
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