According to retailer Fanatics, Harper’s new Philadelphia Phillies jersey set a company record by becoming the top online seller in any sport for any player during the first 48 hours after its launch.
The previous record belonged to LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers jersey.
Here’s the list below:
48 hours later and still on fire ??? More @Bharper3407 jerseys have been sold across @Fanatics than any other player in company HISTORY in first 2 days after joining a new team for any sport. Philly fans coming through again!!!! pic.twitter.com/VntjZ3TYn1
— Michael Rubin (@MichaelGRubin) March 4, 2019
Harper’s Phillies jersey became available to the public at 2:10 p.m. ET Saturday, about 10 minutes after the start of a news conference to formally introduce the star outfielder, who last week signed a 13-year, $330 million contract that is the richest deal in North American sports history.
During His Introductory Press Conference Bryce Harper Hints the Phillies Could Be in on Mike Trout in a Couple of Years https://t.co/ztd0VYGRWE
— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) March 2, 2019
According to Fanatics, the top three markets for sales of Harper jerseys so far are Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York.
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