Bryce Harper tops LeBron James‘ record for new jersey sales

By – The Washington Times – Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Suffice it to say, fans of the are euphoric the team landed .

The sports apparel provider told ESPN that ’s new jersey a company record for sales of a new jersey in its first 48 hours of availability, a record set last summer by LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers jersey.

will wear No. 3 in the ‘ red pinstripes. He wore No. 34 during his career with the Washington Nationals.

The star slugger and outfielder signed a record $330 million, 13-year contract with last week after about four months of speculation as to where he would sign. The Nationals moved on after offering him a $300 million deal with some deferred money in late September, which ’s camp rejected.

also said that after , Washington was the second-best market for ’s jersey so far. How curious.

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