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Bryce Harper is so strong that he managed to literally knock the cover off the ball

Bryce Harper is a very strong man. Between his 405-pound squats and gravity-defying dingers, we've known this for a long time.
But, if by some chance you remain unconvinced, Washington's 6-1 win over the Orioles on Thursday provided some pretty compelling evidence: Bryce Harper is so strong that he can literally break a baseball.

An impressive effort, but maybe next time he'll do it on a ball hit in play. And with a more theatrical explosion, obviously: