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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.


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Harper Exchanged Jerseys with Stan Musial Before He Died

Bryce Harper was one of the many Nationals stars to shine his light on NatsFest Saturday and pay a visit to 106.7 The Fan’s Holden and Danny, where he shared the enviable stories of being able to exchange words, and even memorabilia, with some baseball legends.


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Elfin: The Numbers Don’t Lie And Harper Is Not An All-Star

In the months since he has joined the Major League ranks, Bryce Harper has proven to be far more humble than many expected. After saying Chipper Jones’ career numbers are far more deserving of the final All-Star vote than his own season stats, a brief look at other storied teenaged seasons might just reaffirm that thought.


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Elfin: Harper Being Sent Down Could Be Best For Nats

At the mid-point between the start of spring training and an April 5 opener, pieces are falling into place nicely for the Nationals, even without Bryce Harper.