The Phillies’ slugger is one of the biggest stars in Major League Baseball. Today, we’re focusing on one his cards from his amateur career.
After Harper’s sophomore season of high school, he decided to get his GED and attend Junior College. He went through this process to enter the draft a year earlier and it paid off. He was the 1st Overall selection of the 2010 MLB Draft and signed a 5 year, $9.9 million contract.
In Harper’s one season at the College of Southern Nevada, he put up video game numbers. In just 66 games, he hit .443 31 homeruns, 98 RBIs and was named the Scenic West Athletic Conference Player of the Year.