Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 11/12/12
Bryce Harper is National League Rookie of the Year. Youngest position player to win NL ROY, first National...congrats, kid. Seems like only yesterday Harper was making his Major League debut in LA and getting mooned by Dodgers fans in the process... (Headline swiped from @BallWonk. Screencap of Bryce Harper via MLB Network) Here's the official release from the Nationals: NATIONALS OUTFIELDER BRYCE HARPER NAMEDNL ROOKIE OF THE YEARHARPER BECOMES FIRST NATIONAL TO WIN A BBWAA AWARD                Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper tonight was named National League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The BBWAA citation is the first bestowed upon a National since the club’s arrival in D.C. in 2005.            Harper hit .270 with 26 doubles, nine triples, 22 home runs, 59 RBI, 56 walks and 18 stolen bases in 139 games as a true rookie for the Nationals in 2012. For his efforts, the youngest player in MLB was named an All-Star
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