Found October 22, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
There has been intense speculation since July that Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and Kate Upton are dating, and even family members seemed to have confirmed their relationship. But the reigning AL MVP won’t say whether or not Upton is his girlfriend.
“I’m not confirming or denying anything,” Verlander told USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.
Nightengale says Verlander laughed while giving his response, and acknowledged that even his teammates are curious.
“I’ll leave that to my grandfather. God bless him,” Verlander said.
Verlander was referring to his grandfather, Richard Verlander Sr., who seemingly confirmed in an interview with Celebuzz that his grandson and Upton were dating. Verlander seemed to find it pretty disturbing that media members called his grandfather to get a story.
“I never thought I’d have to prepare my grandfather for the media,” Verlander told USA TODAY Sports. “It’s a whole different world. I can’t believe that people would call my grandparents. It’s to
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Bigger shock in Detroit during the 2012 MLB season: (A.) Miguel Cabrera wins a Triple Crown (B.) Detroit makes the World Series (C.) Justin Verlander starts dating Kate Upton (D.) The Detroit Tigers could win a World Series and have Ms. Upton in a celebration parade down Woodward Ave.?The smart answer is all of the above. Sure, the Tigers went out and purchased Prince Fielder, but...
After clinching the American League last Thursday, the Detroit Tigers finally get to find out who they’ll play in the 2012 World Series tonight. The San Francisco Giants have surprisingly pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to a Game 7 in the NLCS.Meanwhile, back in Detroit, the Tigers are playing scrimmages at Comerica Park, trying to stay loose yet focused for Wednesday’s Game 1...
Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is still trying to keep his dating life private on the eve of the World Series — even though his grandfather confirmed that the 29-year-old defending Cy Young Award winner is dating Sports Illustrated model Kate Upton.“I'm not confirming or denying anything," Verlander said. "I'll leave that to my grandfather. God bless him.”
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Starting pitching, more specifically.
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