Found July 12, 2012 on Baseball Prospectus:
Bryce Harper and Mike Trout. Mike Trout and Bryce Harper. The two rookie outfielders are already linked like Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle even though neither has logged a full season in the major leagues. "We're like Bird and Magic," the Nationals’ Harper said earlier this week during a joint news conference that Major League Baseball staged during the All-Star Game festivities in Kansas City to showcase the sport's two latest phenoms. MLB can certainly dream that Harper and Trout become like Larry Bird and Magic Johnson and be players who’ll market the game well into the 2020s. The 19-year-old Harper is expected to be the face of the Nationals' franchise for years to come, and there is a good chance the 20-year-old Trout will supplant Albert Pujols as the Angels' face in the not-too-distant future. Both are playing large roles for teams in contention, too: The Nationals hold a four-game lead in the National League East over the Braves, and the Angel...
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