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  • Affiliation
    Detroit Tigers (MLB)
  • Last Year's Rank
  • Salary$20,000,000
  • Endorsements$700,000
  • Total Earnings$20,700,000

Kate Upton’s boyfriend still hasn’t become much of an endorsement star—it’s hard as a pitcher—but modest deals with Majestic, Chevy, and others, plus a $20 million salary, plus dating a two-time SI Swimsuit cover girl, and making the SI “Iron Men” list (Verlander has never been placed on the DL) should keep him happy.

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