Justin Verlander whose real name is Justin Brooks Verlander is a professional American baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros who was born on February 20, 1983, in Manakin, Virginia, United States. He is known to have played in the Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers. Justin Verlander is known to attend Old Dominion University and was known to play college baseball for the Monarchs.
He is known to have set several strike-out career records. He was known to have helped the United States National team win a silver medal. As he is known to be one of the most accomplished players of his generation, as well as being one of the greatest pitchers in history.
He was selected by the Tigers where he as well played before coming on to the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. His major league debut was with the Tigers in the year 2005 where he was known to play there for 12 years. And he was the ace in their starting rotation.
It will interest you again to know that in the year 2008, he was known to become the 114th pitcher in the Major League history to earn over 200 career wins. He also became one of the 20th fastest to reach a milestone of 412 stars. His Amateur career details one fact he was able to throw an 84 mph (135km/h) fastball shortly after joining the academy.
Does Justin Verlander Have a perfect Game?
Justin Verlander has a perfect game most often. Nobody has ever thrown a perfect game in the lengthy and somewhat legendary history of the Detroit Tigers. Since Virgil Trucks threw two no-hitters in 1952 and had a record of 5-19, Verlander is the first pitcher to throw two of them.