Bryce Harper's wild ride

Nats' 19-year-old outfielder has had a thrilling rookie season, and it's not over yet

Originally Published: October 6, 2012
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

When Bryce Harper steps to the plate Sunday against Adam Wainwright in St. Louis, he will become the 11th teenager to appear in a Major League Baseball postseason game. The most recent teen sensation, Atlanta's Andruw Jones, slugged .750 in the 1996 World Series and has since hit 434 home runs and won 10 Gold Glove awards. Mickey Mantle and Bert Blyleven are in the Hall of Fame, and Phil Cavarretta and Don Gullett enjoyed productive runs in the big leagues.

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