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Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander
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Date of Birth: February 20, 1983
Height: 6'5"
Hometown: Manakin-Sabot, Virginia, United States
In a Relationship With:
Kate Upton
Best Quotes:

I’m a power guy. Good fastball. A knuckle curve, which I can throw for strikes. A changeup which sinks down and away from lefties and I can also throw for strikes.

I'm hoping to learn something new every day. It sounds corny, but I really do come in here every day, listening and talking with the veteran guys and seeing what I can absorb.

If you had told me at the beginning of the year that I was going to be a shoo-in for the Cy Young, I would have been absolutely ecstatic and amazed.

Justin Verlander (born Justin Brooks Verlander in Manakin-Sabot, Virginia on February 20, 1983) is a pitcher for the MLB team, the Detroit Tigers. He made his debut with Major League Baseball in July 2005, and went 0-2 with a 7.15 ERA. The following year, he was named the American League in the MLB’s Rookie of the Year. He pitched a no-hitter in 2007 then again in 2011. In 2011, he was also voted the AL MVP.

Best Known For:
Justin Verlander is best known for playing for the Detroit Tigers.

Personal Life:
Justin Verlander is currently dating Sports Illustrated model, Kate Upton. On August 31, in a mass nude photo hacking scandal, Justin’s phone was hacked and photos of both of them in the complete naked were revealed.