HOUSTON - A year ago, Justin Verlander was on top of the world after becoming a World Series champ along with the Houston Astros and tying the knot with his wife, Kate Upton.
Upton reflected on their marriage in an Instagram post by saying this year has been the best year of her life, being married to her best friend.
This year has been the best year of my life! It had a crazy beginning with a World Series win and the BEST wedding weekend, where I got to marry my best friend and love of my life. Now to celebrate our love and our first year of marriage we are preparing to welcome a new addition to our family. I’m so excited to go through this journey of life with you! I love you so much! Happy One Year ❤️ @justinverlander
Verlander also posted on Instagram, saying he feels like the "luckiest man in the world" to have married his best friend.
Dear Kate, I feel like the luckiest man in the world to have married my best friend. Every day you inspire me to want to be better. You are such a strong woman but yet still so very caring. You stand up for what you believe in. You are just as beautiful on the inside as you are out. You are the first thing I want to see every morning for the rest of my life. You are the first person I want to talk to when something good, or bad happens. You are the person I always try my best to make happy. I know that together is where we are supposed to be. In good times and in bad together is when we are at our best! You are my everything and I am so blessed to experience this crazy journey of life together with you. Happy 1 year anniversary to the best wife anyone could ever ask for! With all my love, Justin
Although the Astros didn't win the World Series this year, Verlander and Upton have a lot to celebrate as they prepare for the birth of their first child together.
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