Bryce Harper Says New York Mets Fans Say Things That Warrant a Punch in the Mouth
Jun 15, 2017; New York City, NY, USA; umpire Jeff Kellogg (8) call Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) out at home plate in the third inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Nationals stud Bryce Harper has an interesting thing to say about fans of the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves. 

After the 2018 season, Bryce Harper will be the biggest name in free agency, but based on his recent comments regarding New York Mets and Atlanta Braves fans, he most likely will not be taking his talents to either one of those organizations.

According to Randy Miller of NJ.com Harper said “Mets fans are kind of rude. Braves fans are kind of rude. Phillies fans … not as bad.”

Funny that he said Phillies fans are not that bad. Philadelphia fans have been recognized as the worst fans base in sports.

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Harper added to his comments stating, “Those are the (places) you hear the most about family members and things like that where you want to turn around and punch somebody in the mouth because of those reasons.”

I am sure Mets and Braves fans feel the same about Harper. It’s not like he is the most beloved athlete in sports. They probably enjoyed watching Hunter Strickland land a punch on him earlier this year.

Look for Harper to hear more boos and nasty comments from fans at Citi Field and Sun Trust Park after these latest comments.

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Originally from Long Island, Matt grew up as a die heart Yankees, Jets, Knicks, and Rangers fan. Matt moved to South Carolina when he was 13, but this did not stop him from watching his favorite teams. He graduated with a Bachelor degree in Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina Upstate. Other than a contributor for Elite Sports NY, Matt was a former writer for Skyscrapersports and currently is a writer and co-host for The Assist Podcast. He is also a sports reporter for Greer Today.