03/10/16 • ESPN THE MAGAZINE
Bryce Harper -- his play, his attitude, his hair! -- is on a mission to change baseball forever.
BY TIM KEWON
"Baseball's tired," he says. "It's a tired sport, because you can't express yourself. You can't do what people in other sports do...
... if you hit a homer and pimp it? ... if you pimp a homer, ... If a guy pimps a homer for a game-winning shot ...
Born: October 16, 1992 in Las Vegas, NV Age 23
High School: Las Vegas HS (Las Vegas, NV)
School: College of Southern Nevada (Henderson, NV)
Signed August 16, 2010.
Debut: April 28, 2012 Age 19
2015 NL MVP
|Earliest Arb Eligible: 2017, Earliest Free Agent: 2019|
|Career to date (may be incomplete)||$7,650,000||Does not include future salaries ($5M)|
a man who controls prostitutes and arranges clients for them, taking part of their earnings in return.
act as a pimp.
make (something) more showy or impressive.
"he pimped up the car with spoilers and twin-spoke 18-inch alloys"
There's no excuse for Harper to use this word, nor for him to generally say stupid things. Others who also have no excuse:
- Harper's Washington Nationals 66 year old field manager Dusty Baker, who is quoted in the ESPN Magazine article, and is old enough to know better
- Nationals upper management and ownership
- Commissioner Rob Manfred, the A-Rod Slayer.