WASHINGTON - AUGUST 26: Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals takes batting practice at Nationals Park on August 26, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
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.
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
Black and Yellow
Favorite Video Game
Call of Duty
Favorite TV Show
If you weren’t a baseball player, what would you be doing?
Here or back in Nevada?
Favorite non-baseball activity
Are you still allowed to do that?
When you think of Washington D.C. you think of…
[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?
[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…