In the midst of the controversy and ensuring one-game suspension following Monday night’s outburst directed at an umpire, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper invited Harper’s Heroes to Nationals Park for Wednesday night’s series finale against the Tigers.
Harper partnered with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to create Harper’s Heroes, which allows children who are battling cancer or beat cancer to attend a Nationals game, watch batting practice, and meet with Harper. He posted this picture this evening:
(Update: Instagram embeds aren’t showing up for most people. Here’s the link to the Instagram post directly.)
Earlier this week, Harper reportedly gave a homeless woman a jar full of money. It’s safe to say that the good has outweighed the bad.