Struggling, frustrated Bryce Harper to get the day off

Struggling, frustrated Bryce Harper to get the day off

On July 13,1951 a struggling 19 year all named Mickey Mantle was sent down by the Yankees to the Kansas City Blues minor league team. He called his father and told him “I don’t think I can play baseball anymore”. His father drove to see him that day and started packing  Mickey’s clothes and said “I thought I raised a man. I see I raised a coward instead. You can come back to Oklahoma and work the mines with me.” After 40 games in the minors the Yankees called Mickey up and the rest was history.

So lets give Bryce Harper  who’s only 19 some room. I think when all is said and done we’ll be taking about his baseball history in 20 years…

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