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Inside Bryce Harper's Mind

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Washington Nationals prospect Bryce Harper knows he has a lot of work to do before he makes the Majors. (Published Thursday, Mar 10, 2011)

    Our own Dan Hellie sat down for a chat with Bryce Harper during a recent break in spring training.

    Near the end of the interview, Hellie got the answers to some of the questions we’ve been dying to ask the Nats' young phenom. The whole interview is worth the five minutes, but if you don’t have the time we’ve pulled out the highlights.

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    [DC] Critics Keep Bryce Harper Motivated
    Washington Nationals prospect Bryce Harper knows he has a lot of work to do before he makes the Majors. (Published Thursday, Mar 10, 2011)

    Some of the answers might surprise you, and most will remind that he’s only 18 years old.

    Dan: Last song you downloaded on your iPod
    Bryce: Hello World by Lady Antebellum

    Favorite Song
    Black and Yellow

    Favorite Video Game
    Call of Duty

    Favorite TV Show
    Baseball Tonight

    If you weren’t a baseball player, what would you be doing?
    A firefighter

    Girlfriend?

    Yup

    Here or back in Nevada?
    Back home

    Favorite non-baseball activity
    Snowboarding

    Are you still allowed to do that?
    Nope

    When you think of Washington D.C. you think of…
    Winning
    [Ed. note: Sheen’d!]

    Three guys you would want in your golf foursome…
    Bobby Knight, Will Ferrell, and Lou Piniella

    Stranded on a desert island, you have one choice, who would it be?

    ...long pause...
    [Ed. note: Say your girlfriend, say your girlfriend…]
    ...probably my brother
    [Ed. note: D’oh!]

    Your brother? I was looking for a chick. Pretend you’re single…
    I’m single? Probably the girl from Tokyo Drift.
    [Ed. note: We assume he’s talking about Nathalie Kelley. Damn good choice, Bryce.]

    So there you have it, a deep look into the mind of Bryce Harper. Now, if we could only get in on that golf foursome…