When was Bryce Harper on the cover of Sports Illustrated?

When was Bryce Harper on the cover of Sports Illustrated?

The latest Weekend Read remembers Bryce Harper’s cover debut from 2009 and highlights our favorite stories of the week.

Who’s son at age 16 years old made the cover of Sports Illustrated?

LeBron James’ 16-year-old son Bronny was quick to let his dad know he made it onto the Sports Illustrated cover at a younger age than the NBA superstar.

What was Bryce Harper’s batting average in high school?


Year Grade Avg
Varsity Totals .569
08-09 Sophomore .569

Who is Bryce Harper’s father?

Ron Harper
Bryce Harper/Fathers

Ron Harper, 54, was in San Diego last week to see the Phillies play. He hung around the batting cage as Bryce and his teammates prepared for another day. The baseball dream, the one Bryce had when his father was firing up the work truck, has long been realized.

Did Bryce Harper play minor league baseball?

After batting . 399 in spring training, Harper began his minor league career when the Nationals optioned him to the Hagerstown Suns of the Class-A South Atlantic League.

Did Bryce Harper’s wife have a baby?

Bryce Harper and his wife Kayla welcomed their second child on Sunday. Brooklyn Elizabeth Harper is the second Harper child. Bryce and Kayla welcomed their first child, Krew Aron Harper in August 2019. Harper hit a home run in his first game back after Krew’s birth in 2019.

Is Bryce Harper a righty or lefty?

Bryce Aron Max Harper (born October 16, 1992) is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played in MLB for the Washington Nationals from 2012 through 2018….

Bryce Harper
Batting average .278
Hits 1,217
Home runs 250
Runs batted in 710

How much will Bryce Harper make in 2020?

All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper is again the Phillies’ highest-paid player, set to make $27.5 million this season, according to Spotrac. Pitcher Zack Wheeler, who signed with the Phillies ahead of the 2020 season, is second with a salary of $22.5 million.

Does Bryce Hall have a dad?

Bryce Hall has not publicly shared his father’s name however he has revealed that his dad is not a part of his life anymore. Bryce has previously promised himself that he will never be like his father.

How old was Bryce Harper when he first appeared on Sports Illustrated?

Subscribe here to receive this weekly newsletter in your inbox. Editor’s note: Saturday marks 10 years since Bryce Harper first graced the cover of Sports Illustrated as a 16-year old.

Who was on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2009?

Tom Verducci, who wrote the 2009 cover story, reflects on his experience watching and meeting Harper for the first time, and how the slugger reached outsized expectations. There is a story Eddie Bane, then the scouting director of the Angels, likes to tell about the moment he knew he had to draft Mike Trout.

What was Bryce Harper’s bat speed in high school?

The bat speed was scary—as a high school freshman Harper had top 10% major league bat speed. Okay, but it’s high school baseball, I thought. Metal bats, 80 mph heaters and sloppy curves.

How old was Bryce Harper when he played for the Yankees?

Bryce Harper was 16 and had never taken a meaningless, out-of-the-spotlight at-bat—and it was just the way he wanted it. When I got home I called Damon Oppenheimer, the Yankees’ scouting director. Damon’s a smart guy who has been in the business a long time.