Found February 23, 2012 on
During the summer of 2011, 28-year-old right-hander Justin Verlander made his case for a definitive place among the more iconic pitching performances in the AL over the past 39 seasons.

Verlander pitching cereal for veterans

Usually when Tigers ace Justin Verlander hears a crunch, it's the sound of opposing bats splintering like tongue depressors. Now Verlander can attribute the onomatopoetic word to another endeavor, and a much more philanthropic one at that. The 2011 American League MVP and Cy Young winner is pitching cereal, Limited Edition Justin Verlander Fastball Flakes. All proceeds from...

Justin Verlander has his own 'Fastball Flakes'

  When you win the A.L. Cy Young and have your name thrown into the discussion for A.L. MVP, this is the stuff that happens. Fear not, Tigers fans. This isn’t some sort of lame money-making scheme. According to the Detroit Free Press, sales from Justin Verlander’s “Fastball Flakes” cereal benefit VA Hospitals in Detroit and Ann Arbor. The cereal is being sold through...

Justin Verlander's Fastball Flakes

We found out on Late Night with Conan O'Brien that American League MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander's secret to success isn't eating Wheaties every morning. Instead, he smashes Taco Bell for dinner the night before every start. That routine enabled him to post a 24-5 record with 250 strikeouts in 2011. But now, JV will have his own version of Wheaties to start...

Taking a gander at Verlander in 2012

I'll admit it. I'm starting to get giddy about the upcoming Major League Baseball season. We observed a number of big names change teams this offseason. During the spring training schedule, we will dissect the impact of these shifts on pennant races and work to identify the holes in each team. Like everybody, I'm curious to witness how the departures of Prince Fielder...

A Justin Verlander High School Bobblehead?

It's that time of year, folks.  The time where baseball teams are releasing their promotional schedules.By now, we've all seen that creepy, stuffed Don Zimmer bear that the Tampa Bay Rays are giving way, right?Well, not to be outdone, the Richmond Flying Squirrels are doing a Justin Verlander bobblehead...and it will feature the reigning American League MVP and Cy Young...

Justin Verlander endorses “Fastball Flakes” cereal

        Last summer we brought you the news of baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (and thrower of 7 career no-hitters) Nolan Ryan’s “Throwin’ Smoke” BBQ sauce. Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander doesn’t have as many no-hitters as Ryan but he does have two things Ryan doesn’t, American League Cy Young and MVP awards. Verlander also has a cereal that bears...

When Justin Verlander's alone, it's all business

Thursday's Tigers workout carried symbols of Justin Verlander's overwhelming 2011 season. He loosened up a bit, and he stood alone. In a pickoff drill, Verlander whirled to throw to first base, where new instructor Kenny Rogers awaited the ball.

Extra points: Verlander serves up Fastball Flakes

Did you eat your Justin Verlander's Fastball Flakes this morning? It's a good breakfast and a good cause. The Tigers ace adorns the box of one of the latest cereals from PLB Sports, the Pittsburgh-based company that produces such athlete-endorsed products for charitable efforts.

Verlander's Fastball Flakes hit grocery stores

Justin Verlander's face popped up on Conan and hit the cover of a video this offseason. The next logical step was a cereal box.

One great season not enough for Verlander

As important as Prince Fielder's addition could be, it's difficult to see the Tigers winning a World Series without another dominant season from Justin Verlander.

Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Draymond Green undoubtedly Big Ten player of the year

Green should win unanimously. I'm talking "Justin Verlander winning the Cy Young" unanimously.

Video: Blonde bombshell Kate Upton preaches proper finger mechanics to Justin Verlander for MLB 2K12.

Blonde bombshell Kate Upton teaches finger mechanics to  AL Cy Young award winner MVP Justin Verlander who graces the cover of 2K Sports MLB  2K12.  His mission to gain entry to the “Perfect Club” where anyone can win a million dollars. Click the link to see how it went down.   
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