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Bryce Harper: 2nd Player Ever Under 21 With 20 HR Seasons

Posted By Blake Bass On September 20, 2013 @ 11:18 AM In MLB | No Comments

Nationals_Bryce_Harper_2013 [1]Bryce Harper supplied all of the offense for the Nationals last night with a three-run home run off Henderson Alvarez in the bottom of the first inning. He joined some exclusive company in the process.

After hitting 22 home runs as a 19-year-old rookie last season, Harper now has 20 home runs in his age-20 season. Chase Hughes of CSNWashington.com notes that he’s just the second player ever to have two 20-homer seasons before turning 21 years old, joining former Red Sox outfielder Tony Conigliaro (1964-1965).

Source: D.J. Short, Hardball Talk [2]

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