Bryce Harper played baseball with some kids on Facebook Live

Thursday June 30th, 2016

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The kids spending their summer at the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy got a tremendous surprise Thursday when none other than Bryce Harper showed up to play a few innings with the youngsters.

Since it is 2016, the impromptu game featuring the future stars and the reigning MVP was captured on Facebook Live for all to see.

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Harper takes a pitch to the inside from the young pitcher in his first at-bat but hangs in and crushs a double on an off-speed pitch.

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