Bryce Harper Tagged Out at 1st Base After Dive Comes Up Short

via @MLBGIFs
Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJuly 20, 2014

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper may have had the most embarrassing moment of his young career on Sunday.

Harper led off the sixth inning of the Nationals' game against the Milwaukee Brewers with a walk. 

After Harper took a decent lead off first base, Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo threw over to first baseman Mark Reynolds. Harper's dive back to the bag came up a bit short.

Harper's dive is reminiscent of one done by Willie Mays Hayes, minus the colorful gesture:

[MLBGIFs, YouTube]

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
get the App on the App Storeget the App on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices