Harper's Jersey Swap Jinx: 76ers Mishap Casts Shadow as Phillies Stumble Against Underdog Diamondbacks

After a closely contested NLCS, Bryce Harper's unfortunate performance led to the Philadelphia Phillies' defeat in the first Game 7 in franchise history, dimming their World Series hopes.

Bryce Harper's 76ers Tribute

Bryce Harper's nod to the Philadelphia 76ers by wearing a Patrick Beverley jersey made headlines, echoing Joel Embiid's support for the Phillies. MLB Life shared a photo for the same. 

Fans Unhappy with Gesture

However, fans didn't appreciate the gesture this time, especially given the critical point in the Phillies' postseason, as superstitions played a role in their reactions. One fan said, "Much style, he lose today". Another fan comment, "wearing the jersey of an all-time playoff choking team does not bode well".

Philadelphia Phillies Lose World Series Spot

Fans feared that Harper's tribute might have jinxed the Phillies, and those fears came true as they lost their chance at the World Series. One fan said, "Much style, he lose today". Another fan comment, "wearing the jersey of an all-time playoff choking team does not bode well".

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