Bryce Harper slips up, says he wants to ‘bring a title to D.C.‘

By – The Washington Times – Sunday, March 3, 2019

It’s a Freudian slip that’s certain to make neither Phillies fans nor Nationals fans happy.

At his introductory press conference Saturday, ’s new prize signing, , accidentally said he wanted to “bring a title to D.C.,” rather than to the City of Brotherly Love.

He must have realized his mistake, because he immediately followed that up with a reference to ’s Broad Street and described his ideal World Series parade… something about a boat?

News broke Thursday after a four-month-long wait that signed a 13-year, $330 million contract with the Phillies that broke the record for the richest deal in the history of the four North American team sports.

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