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50-year gap no big deal to Nats' Johnson, Harper

Updated: October 5, 2012, 9:15 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper is 19 and looks and sounds the part, from his Mohawkish haircut to his tattoos and well-documented "clown question" `tude.

His manager, Davey Johnson, is 69 and looks and sounds the part, from his graying hair and leathery skin to the near-whisper speaking voice that delivers tales of chatting with Ted Williams about hitting.

Yes, Johnson and Harper were born a half-century apart. One's the oldest skipper in the majors. ...

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