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Bryce Harper Honors The Memory Of Harambe Prior To Playoff Game [PHOTO]

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David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief
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Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper paid tribute to the fallen gorilla Harambe prior to his Thursday night game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The big time slugger used a bat that featured a picture of Harambe with the letters RIP on the bottom of his bat. (SLIDESHOW: These Barely Clothed Women Love Baseball)

Unfortunately the legacy of Harambe wasn’t enough to save the Nationals fortunes Thursday night as they fell 4-3 to the Dodgers.

Harper also isn’t the only big time athlete honoring the legacy of Harambe. PGA golfer Smylie Kaufman also had a custom set of golf clubs made for himself that pay tribute to the gorilla shot down at the Cincinnati zoo when a child fell into his enclosure. (RELATED: PGA Golfer Honors Harambe With Customized Clubs [PHOTO])

He’s gone but certainly never forgotten.

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