Justin Verlander - Through The Fence Baseball

Justin Verlander

by Jon Sumple | Posted on Thursday, May 12th, 2011
| 335 baseball fanatics read this article

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, right, has water thrown on him after throwing a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Saturday, May 7, 2011. This was Verlander’s second career no-hitter. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

Post By Jon Sumple (0 Posts)

Stat sheet: Born with a baseball in hand ... threw ball to dad in delivery room ... left-handed. Played ball until elbow blowout in college ... no clue what to do next ... became a sports writer. Season-ticket holder with Florida Marlins from inaugural season until move to Seattle in 2009 ... learning to love the Mariners.



Must Read Columns

Through The Fence Baseball