Posted July 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
Bryce Harper remembered back to Oct. 27, when just 414 fans were at Scottsdale Stadium to watch his Scorpions play the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League. Down 7-5, Bryce Harper vowed to teammate Brandon Crawford to hit a game-winning home run. ''I'll drop a bomb and walk off the field, tell them we own this place,'' Harper said. ''I promise you I'm going to hit a jack right here. I swear on everything.'' ''Yeah, OK,'' Mike Trout told him in disbelief. Trout led off with a single, Scottsdale got another hit with one out and Harper followed with a home run to right-center off Jeff Inman. ''Everybody ran inside the clubhouse,'' Harper said. ''It was a great moment.'' Still tied together, baseball's youthful dynamic duo will be watched by millions on Tuesday night as the All-Star game returns to Kansas City and beautiful Kauffman Stadium for the first time since 1973. Just 19, Harper is the youngest position player in All-Star history and a key part of the Washington Nati...
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