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Verlander On The Cover Of Sports Illustrated

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: August 25, 2006
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Aug. 25, 2006

NORFOLK, VA--Former Old Dominion University pitching standout Justin Verlander ('04) is featured in this week's (Aug. 28) SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "Welcome to September Kids" as he helps lead the AL Central Division leading Detroit Tigers.

In the Aug. 23rd issue of the New York Daily News "Young Guns" story by Eric Barrow and Anthony McCarron, Verlander's fastball ranks second among current rookies. His curveball and command ranks first, his change-up and mound presence ranks third.

Going into the weekend the Manakin-Sabot, VA. Native is 15-6 with a 3.05 earned run average. He has 100 strikeouts in 153.1 innings of work.

Verlander completed his three-year career at ODU as the All-time strikeout leader in ODU, CAA and Virginia Division I history with 427 in 335.2 innings of work.


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