Anything you can do, I can do! Eagles’ superstars Jalen Hurts and A.J. Brown show off their batting skills in front of the Philadelphia Phillies
- Eagles wide receiver A.J Brown sent a ball flying deep over the left field wall
- Both teams fell short of championship glory after winning their conference
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts and wide receiver A.J Brown showed off their cross-sport athleticism as they participated in Phillies batting practice at Citizens Bank Park.
Both players displayed some impressive power as Brown sent a ball flying deep over the left field wall, while Hurts sent some fly balls flying deep to the warning track.
Brown was in fact drafted by the San Diego Padres out of high school although he ultimately choose to focus his talents on football.
The Eagles also drew an audience of Phillies stars Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber.
Harper and Schwarber likely would have jumped to have had the extra help if Brown and Hurts wanted roster spots due to the struggles the National League champion Phillies have faced this season.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts took batting practice with the Phillies
Eagles wide receiver A.J. Brown also participated and sent the ball deep over the outfield wall
Much like the Phillies, the Eagles suffered a defeat trying to win championship gold last year
Philly currently sits fourth place in the NL East and has at this point and time hold a record of 28-32.
Their struggles seemingly continue that the string of rotten luck that the town of Philadelphia has endured when it comes to clutch moments in sports.
The Eagles also won their conference championship and advanced to the Super Bowl last season before losing the championship game to the Kansas City Chiefs.
To add onto the pain the Philadelphia Union also suffered a heartbreaking defeat on penalties in last season’s MLS Cup final.
It was only the second time in American sports history a team lost three straight championship games, however the first time that title also goes to Philadelphia.
In the 1979-80 season, the Flyers lost the Stanley Cup Final in six games to the New York Islanders, the 76ers lost the NBA Finals in six games to the Los Angeles Lakers, and the Eagles lost Super Bowl XV to the Oakland Raiders that crowned them champions of the 1980 season.