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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Bryce Harper geeked to get RG3 socks

Count Bryce Harper as the latest member of the Robert Griffin III fan club.

The Washington Nationals phenom tweeted at the Redskins quarterback on Tuesday night to express his admiration and support for the rookie:

Harper wasn’t even joking when he said he needed to get some RG3 socks. The Nationals outfielder spent hours roadraging in Las Vegas traffic just to get a few pairs. At least he did get the socks:

Griffin’s socks have been a part of his identity since his college days. He became known for wearing cartoon socks during all occasions — press conferences, the Heisman Trophy ceremony, and the NFL draft — and adidas has made him a custom line of socks.

The cool thing about the story is that even though Harper is a superstar in his sport, he’s still acting like your typical 20-year-old football fan when it comes to RG3.

You can go here to see all the different socks Robert Griffin III has worn over the past few years.

Photos: Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE; Matthew Emmons-USPRESSWIRE

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