I got excited today when I found out that my favorite writer Will Leitch had interviewed my favorite Major League Baseball prospect Bryce Harper for GQ.
The post appears with the sub-header “Is Baseball Ready for Bryce?” as part of GQ’s MLB season preview. The ‘interview’ opens up with Harper dropping an F-bomb as he takes batting practice.
As I tried to decipher what kind of portrait Leitch was attempting to show us of Harper, I realized why I am so intrigued by this guy. And thus is Leitch’s point on Harper in a nutshell–the kid is so interesting that we have something really big right on the cusp that we’re about to get to study day by day, season over season. If you think Harper is a good source for eclectic quotes now, you haven’t seen anything yet. It’s because we don’t know who Bryce Harper is yet. Bryce Harper doesn’t know who he is yet.
I wonder why a player who is devout enough in his faith to have custom inscriptions of ‘LUKE 1:37′ on each bat he owns would be found dro