Cooperstown dreams park est. 1996

Bryan Harper


Bryan Harper was a member of the Southern Nevada Bulldogs (NV) who competed at Cooperstown Dreams Park in 2002 during Week 9.

Bryan, who is a left-handed pitcher, attended Las Vegas High School (Las Vegas, NV) and graduated in 2008 with a 4.1 grade point average. He was a four-year member of the varsity baseball team and ran cross country for two seasons. Bryan received the following baseball accolades: junior year - First Team All-Region, First Team All-State, and Northeast Division Player of the Year Honors; and senior year - First Team All-Region and First Team All-State honors.

Immediately following graduation, Bryan was drafted in the 31st round of Major League Baseball's Amateur Draft by the Washington Nationals. However, he decided to pursue a collegiate career, attending and playing at Cal State Northridge (Northridge, CA) his freshman year (2009). Prior to his sophomore year, Bryan transferred to College of Southern Nevada (Clark County, NV) and competed for one season (2010). During Bryan's time with Southern Nevada he threw for a 10-1 record with 88 strikeouts in 57.2 innings pitched and a 2.18 ERA. He helped lead the team to the 2010 NJCAA World Series and was rated 16th best junior college prospect in the nation by Baseball America.

Bryan was drafted a second time in 2010 by the Chicago Cubs in the 27th round. Bryan once again opted to play at the collegiate level, transferring to the University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC) for his junior year (2010-2011). In 2011, the Washington Nationals chose Bryan during the first-year player draft in the 30th-round.