Found November 12, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
When the National League Rookie of the Year award is announced tonight, there is probably going to be a decent bit of outrage surrounding it. One player from each division is represented, and the three players that are finalists couldn't be more dissimilar. Let's examine them, shall we? Representing the NL East is teenage phenom Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals. The former top overall pick in the draft didn't turn 20 until October, spending the entire regular season as a 19-year old, making his stats even more impressive. Harper has been highly touted since he was in high school, gaining attention at every stop over his career and impressing more and more people every step of the way. Harper's rookie season was multi-faceted, as he hit for power, showed speed on the basepaths, played excellent defense in center field, and had excellent plate discipline. Like hiim or not, you have to admit that this was one of the best years ever for a teenager. Todd...
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