Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander

by Jeff Savage

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Overview

Justin Verlander has been one of the top pitchers in Major League Baseball (MLB) since he joined the Detroit Tigers in 2006. In his first season, Justin was named American League (AL) Rookie of the Year. He went on to throw a no-hitter in 2007. Then he threw another no-hitter in 2011. Justin won the AL Cy Young Award in 2011 as the league's best pitcher. He was also named the league's Most Valuable Player that year, a rare honor for a pitcher. Learn more about one of the best baseball players in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467711074
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Amazing Athletes Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,048,830
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile: 670L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Jeff Savage has written dozens of books for young readers. He lives in California and frequently visits schools around the country to talk to kids about his work.

Table of Contents

Best of the Best 4

Hard Thrower 9

Setting Records 14

Superstar 19

Giving Back 25

Selected Career Highlights 29

Glossary 30

Further Reading & Websites 31

Index 32

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