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That’s a Clown Shirt, Bro

19 year-old rookie Bryce Harper unleashed the slogan for his All-Star game campaign with a sleeveless tee shirt showing Harper’s new slogan of sorts. Its origin goes back to last month when a Canadian reporter asked Harper if he’d be taking advantage of the less stringent Canadian drinking law, allowing him to throw a cold one back or 12.

It was clear young Bryce’s mind and mouth weren’t connecting at the time. In order to give no indication of the night-to-be and uphold a politically correct image, he responded, “That’s a clown question, bro.” The phrase went viral.

The kid is now capitalizing on the phrase, and this time he’s using it to push for the final spot on the National League All-Star roster. He plays a great outfield and he’s swinging a nice stick, especially for a teenager in a grown man’s league (.280 BA, 8 HR, 23 RBI). His new shirt design with the phrase, “Don’t be a clown, bro” might be enough to secure him a few popularity votes and land him on the roster. Going no-sleeve was a nice touch and I’m sure a detail requested by Harper himself. Gotta let the pythons out.

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Dillon Cheverere

Dillon Cheverere (@DCheverere) is the Vice President of Media for Grandex, Inc. He's a native Texan with a full head of hair and knows his way around a nice box of red wine. Dorn graduated (BBA) with a GPA sitting in the meaty part of the bell curve, not lagging behind, but not trying to show off, either. Golf is his game now. He's long off the tee but can't putt for shit. Email: dillon@grandex.co

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