Bryce Harper's Phillies jersey sets sales record across all sports in first 24 hours
Harper's No. 3 jersey sold more than LeBron James' Lakers jersey did on its first day
It's been a record-breaking couple of days for superstar slugger Bryce Harper. Harper set a Major League record when he with the Philadelphia Phillies. The club at the Phillies spring training facility where fans got their first look at Harper in red pinstripes.
One day later, Harper set another record. His No. 3 Phillies jersey became the top-selling jersey of all-time for any player in any sport within 24 hours of launch, according to Fanatics. The previous best-selling jersey launch that Fanatics has seen was when LeBron James
Fanatics told CBS Sports that in the 24 hours after the Harper to Phillies signing became official, sales of Phillies merchandise was up more than 5,000 percent vs. the same 24 hours of last year.
Harper is Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park on March 28.Saturday against the Toronto Blue Jays at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla. The Phillies will open the regular season against the
Fans can purchase a Harper jersey from the CBS Sports Shop.
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