Bryce Harper cuts up batting gloves after hitting third-deck home run without them
It looks as if Bryce Harper might stick to the "no batting gloves" method of hitting.
In the sixth inning of the Nats' 2-1 win over the Cardinals on Thursday, Harper tied the score at 1-1 with an absolute moonshot home run that landed in the third deck at Nationals Park.
It was truly a titanic blast:
On his way back to the dugout, Harper pulled off an epic hair-flip that looks even better in slo-mo:
As for his post-homer celebration, that's when things got ... interesting. Harper was spotted taking a pair of scissors to his batting gloves.
The fact that he didn't wear them during the at-bat in which he peppered the upper deck with a baseball leads us to believe he is henceforth eschewing the use of batting gloves altogether.
He certainly didn't need them for this latest achievement on his ever-growing list of ridiculous accomplishments on the field, so … maybe?
For what it's worth, Harper provided some insight when speaking with MLB.com's Jamal Collier after the game ...