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    $10 million to a 17 year old

    Bruce Harper is being called the LeBron of baseball.

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    Re: $10 million to a 17 year old

    That's funny because the link says Bryce Harper is being called that too.


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    Re: $10 million to a 17 year old

    If he wears all that eye black in the majors i hope some one plunks him with a fastball.


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    Re: $10 million to a 17 year old

    Looks like he also has the same infatuation with himself Lebron does.



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    Re: $10 million to a 17 year old

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    Looks like he also has the same infatuation with himself Lebron does.
    maybe it is justifiable? He is 17 yrs old a multi-millionaire and can hit the poo out of a baseball. All the pressure is on him.


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    Re: $10 million to a 17 year old

    Quote Originally Posted by shildreth View Post
    maybe it is justifiable? He is 17 yrs old a multi-millionaire and can hit the poo out of a baseball. All the pressure is on him.
    I agree with a prior post, I hope pitchers interpret all that eye-black as a target.



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    Re: $10 million to a 17 year old

    Skip the first :40 of ads and watch this kid hit Lazers. It is nuts!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liS3kGvQ9Bk]YouTube - Bryce Harper hits 502ft baseball home run in the 2009 Power Showcase[/ame]



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    Re: $10 million to a 17 year old

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    Looks like he also has the same infatuation with himself Lebron does.

    In the last 25 years, 6 position players have been drafted No. 1 out of high school. They are ARod, Chipper Jones, Justin Upton, Ken Griffey Jr., Josh Hamilton and this kid.

    This kid's stats absolutely blow away anything the others did as a 17-year-old. Upton hit the most home runs (11) of that group as a high school senior. And all the previous 5 used metal bats. Harper hit 31 HRs using a wooden bat against junior college pitchers as a 17-year-old.

    Just his draft status puts him in pretty elite company with four certain Hall of Famers and one maybe if he gets going (Upton). He's in some pretty elite company, but his stats leap out at you even in that company. I think he has every right to be confident.



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