Bryce Harper's Phillies jersey breaking sales records

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Bryce Harper's #3 jersey is proving to be a very popular one.

According to the sports merchandise company Fanatics, Harper broke the all-time record for the best 24 hours of sales for a jersey launch for any player in any sport.

Fanatics says sales of Phillies merchandise was up more than 5,000 percent vs. the same day last year.

The Phillies gave Harper a 13-year contract, the largest deal in baseball history at $330 million.

"I want to be on Broad Street on a frickin' boat or bus or whatever it is and hold a (World Series) trophy over my head," the six-time All-Star said Saturday after putting on his new No. 3 jersey.

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