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Bryce Harper's bat decal for NLDS Game 5 is a tribute to Harambe

Very tasteful!

Bryce Harper knows how to make a statement, but ‘less is more’ seems to be his philosophy.

Thursday night during the Nationals playoff game, he honored the controversial gorilla, Harambe, with his bat sticker.

Forever in our hearts.

Before this post gets too emotional, here are some of the other sneaky statements Harper’s made with his bats.

Make baseball fun again

We can all get behind Harper’s platform this election year.

Keeping it real

Favorite Emoji, now my bat sticker! What's your favorite? #

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One of his favorites, and ours too.

Wishing himself some luck.

Just like patting yourself on the back, it never hurts to be your own cheerleader.

Last, but definitely not least:

Another touching tribute.


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This one is to boxing legend Muhammad Ali, after he passed away this summer.

Nicely done, Bryce.