Phillies Superstar Bryce Harper Emulates "Hawk Tuah" Girl in Exciting Play Celebration

"Give this man the 2024 NL MVP award."

Allison DeGrushe - Author

Jun. 25 2024, Published 3:05 p.m. ET

Bryce Harper is congratulated after he hit a two-run home run against the Diamondbacks during the game in June 2024.
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Sure, athletes are renowned for their talent, but let's be real — we are totally obsessed with how they celebrate their accomplishments! From Usain Bolt's legendary "Lightning Bolt" pose to NFL players busting out "The Griddy" after touchdowns, these celebrations are etched in our memories forever.

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But hold on, let's discuss one celebration that's got everyone talking lately. On June 21, Philadelphia Phillies' first baseman Bryce Harper hits a double, and what does he do? He channels none other than the social media sensation herself, the infamous "Hawk Tuah" girl! Keep reading for the full scoop.

Bryce Harper steps up to the plate against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a game in June 2024.
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Bryce Harper mimics the viral "Hawk Tuah" girl in the Phillies game celebration!

Despite the 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, Bryce Harper didn't let it stop him from jumping on the "Hawk Tuah" bandwagon! Right after a big offensive play, cameras caught the seven-time All-Star imitating the NSFW gesture made famous by the "Hawk Tuah" girl.

Bryce's hilarious homage to the "Hawk Tuah" girl took the internet by storm, with a clip of his antics going viral faster than a high-speed fastball! Since then, numerous baseball fans have chimed in with their reactions to Bryce's playful nod to the internet sensation.

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"BRYCE HARPER DID THE HAWK TUAH??? GIVE THIS MAN THE 2024 NL MVP AWARD," one person enthusiastically shared on X (formerly known as Twitter). A second X user jokingly replied, "F--k it, give him the AL one too."

A third MLB fan added, "Give him a [World Series] win."

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Another fan commented, "Bryce Harper is such a legend for hitting the Hawk Tuah after that double," while someone else, despite their loyalties, acknowledged, "I can't stand the Phillies, but shout out Bryce Harper, that HAWK TUAH was f--king awesome."

Luckily, for Bryce, he and the Phillies are having a pretty killer season. Who knows, maybe that "Hawk Tuah" celebration is just the mojo they needed to kick things into overdrive and go all the way for that World Series title!

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