Another Verlander makes a name for himself
By ODU Athletics
May 14, 2013
Nicole Auerbach, USA TODAY Sports
NORFOLK, Va. -- The larger-than-life faces and bodies of former Old Dominion University baseball players beckon from the outfield grass. In right center, next to his retired No. 35 and last name, is a frozen blue-and-white image of Justin Verlander in the middle of his pitching motion splattered on the wall.
A few feet away stands Monarchs right fielder Ben Verlander, quite literally playing in the shadow of his famous brother.