WATCH: Bryce Harper Has Perfect Celebration for First-Inning Home Run on 31st Birthday

Diamondbacks fans won't like this one.

Bryce Harper celebrated his birthday with a huge first-inning home run in the NLCS Game 1.
Bryce Harper celebrated his birthday with a huge first-inning home run in the NLCS Game 1. / Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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I can't think of anything scarier in sports than pitching in the first inning against the Phillies offense. Nobody gets off to the kind of explosive starts that the Phillies do, and that's been the case all postseason.

After Kyle Schwarber went yard on the first pitch of the inning, the birthday boy Bryce Harper got in on the fun too, launching a first-inning home run of his own.

And he had the perfect celebration ready for it.

Harper had a little swagger going already as he watched that one go deep, but it was right before crossing home plate when he really had some fun, holding up fingers showing 3 and 1 (he turned 31 years old today) and blowing out the candles.

Could an opposing team get a little upset about something like this? Sure. But if you're tired of watching the Phillies celebrate, swagger and have fun, then maybe you should try not giving them so many reasons to celebrate.

A 2-run lead is a ton of fun. Being favored to take an early series lead is fun. Watching the Phillies celebrate is fun. But the real icing on the cake is watching all the Diamondbacks fans (and Braves fans, and Marlins fans, and all the other fun-haters) get salty about what the Phillies do after beating their favorite teams.

This was a great celly from Harper, and I can't wait to see what he busts out when he goes yard again in Game 2.

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