Akadema Endorser Bryce Harper Sets Records In The Playoffs

Harper Continues To Set Records Against The St. Louis Cardinals
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Oct. 15, 2012 - PRLog -- Hawthorne, NJ – October 15, 2012 – Akadema Endorser Bryce Harper became the first teenager to hit a triple in a postseason game, and became the second-youngest player to hit a homerun, when he did it against the St. Louis Cardinals, on Friday, October 12th.  Harper finished the game 2-5, with 2 runs, and 2 RBI’s.  The only player who was younger than Harper to hit a homerun in the playoffs was Andruw Jones, when he did it in 1996 with the Braves.  The youngest player to hit a triple in the playoffs before Harper became the youngest was Justin Upton, when he did it in 2007 with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Harper is one of the top candidates for the NL Rookie Of The Year Award.  Harper finished the season batting .270, with 98 runs, 144 hits, 22 home runs, and 59 RBI’s.  In 2010, Akadema signed the phenom to a long-term glove contract, in the same year he was selected as the first overall pick in the MLB draft.  Harper uses a custom AMR 34 glove in the field.            

About Akadema:  Akadema is the world’s most exciting baseball and softball equipment company.  In its short history, Akadema has become the hottest baseball and softball equipment company for professional, college, high school and serious youth players.  Akadema attributes their increase in market share to their innovative quality professional product line, which is contrast to mass production products that have little to do with quality or feel.  Akadema has long stood for high quality and performance and wants you to “Bring Your ‘A’ Game”.  Akadema comes highly endorsed by MLB players like: Bryce Harper, Shane Victorino, Derek Holland, Cameron Maybin, Brandon McCarthy, Bobby Jenks, Matt LaPorta, Vin Mazzaro, Craig Breslow, Ross Ohlendorf and many others as well as Senior Advisors and MLB Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski.

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