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 credited with breaking multiple career highs for strikeouts. He was credited with assisting the American national team in taking home a silver medal. In addition to being one of the greatest pitchers in history, he is regarded as one of the most accomplished players of his generation.
He was chosen by the Tigers, where he also played, before joining the Major League Baseball team Houston Astros. With the Tigers, where he was known to play for 12 years, he made his major league debut in 2005. Additionally, he was their starting rotation’s ace.
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.
How Many No-Hitters Has Justin Verlander Thrown?
Justin Verlander has a three no-hitter performance of his career.
Justin Verlander who has long held the upper hand came close to recording his fourth career no-hitter. Sadly, the former all-star pitcher for the Detroit Tigers had his no-hit attempt interrupted with one out in the eighth inning.