When an entire city is known for its booing, heckling and passionate fanbase, it's tough to get after every single player that comes through Philadelphia. Sometimes a player slips through the cracks, immune to the fans' boos and jeckles. And as it turns out, a certain Vanilla Ice wannabe has slipped through the cracks unscathed.
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper says he doesn't hear too much from the fans in Philadelphia.
That he gets more flak from Braves fans.
That he enjoys playing in Philadelphia.
"I don't get much (boos) in Philly, actually," Harper told CSNMid-Atlantic's Chase Hughes. "I enjoy playing in Philly. I don't get much from Phillies fans going crazy."
Clearly, like the Eagles' receivers in the open field, the ball has been dropped here. Harper is asking, no, begging to be booed and taunted.
But, there's more. Harper claims to get taunted more in Atlanta. By Braves fans, you guys. They have 7,000 fans. Something needs to change.
Unfortunately, the Nationals just wrapped up their final trip to Citizens Bank Park this past week. How convenient for Mr. Harper and his perfectly-moussed hair.