Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 3/18/12
(Bryce Harper in a Beast Mode t-shirt. Screen cap via MLB Network.) A Bryce Harper interview/photo in the newest issue of GQ raised eyebrows last week (a baseball stuffed in your mouth, and quotes like "I want to play the game hard. I want to ram it down your throat, put you into left field when I'm going into second base." will do that). On Friday night, MLB Network aired a Peter Gammons interview with Bryce Harper that was taped a few weeks ago. See video, below. Apparently Harper has the same mentality when it comes to checkers as he does to baseball and football: "I hate losing. If I'm playing somebody in checkers, I want to beat the crap out of you in checkers." A few other notable Harperisms follow, including a nod to the town of DC: "I hustle everything out. And, you know, even on my home runs I'm trying to get to third base before that ball lands. I don't want to disrespect that pitcher at all. Unless he's doing something to my team. If he's doing...
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