Sunday was "Bryce Harper Bobblehead Day" at Nationals Park, where the first 15,000 fans that entered through the Center Field Gate received a miniature No. 34 to call their own.
CF Gates are now open for Bryce Harper Bobblehead Day! First 15,000 fans will receive giveaway pic.twitter.com/hFFVvFuFYC
— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) June 23, 2013
First pitch on Sunday was at 1:35 p.m., so the park opened at around 11:05 a.m. Courtesy of Jake Russell and Alex Schriver, this was the scene outside Nationals Park as gates opened.
— Jake Russell (@_JakeRussell) June 23, 2013
— Alex Schriver (@AlexSchriver) June 23, 2013
People were literally running from the Navy Yard Metro in an attempt to grab a bobblehead, as you can see from this Vine from Eric DeSalvo (Vine is so last week).
Once those lucky (and unlucky) fans arrived, they were treated to a batting practice show from the real Bryce Harper, who is still rehabbing a left knee injury. He received a rousing ovation as he stepped off the field.
— Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) June 23, 2013
By the way, the bobbleheads that were handed out for free Sunday are going for as much as $150.00 on eBay. Oh, and the Nationals lost to the Rockies 7-6.
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