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Papa Verlander's pants couldn't make it through the family's Thanksgiving dinner

Verlander's dad's pants couldn't handle Turkey Day

A few signs your family enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner:

  • Your mother won't stop saying how nice it is to have the family all in one place.
  • Your uncle is too full of food to yell at the Cowboys game.
  • Your father split his pants open.


How you know thanksgiving dinner was good... My dad split his pants!! #happythanksgiving #nofilter

A photo posted by Justin Verlander (@justinverlander) on

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander posted photographic evidence of that third sign Thursday evening following his own Thanksgiving dinner, and when you see the before shot, it's not exactly hard to see how this happened:

Happy thanksgiving everybody! Lots to be thankful for. #happythanksgiving

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That's a denim-busting bird if we ever saw one. And at least we know Verlander wasn't making a pizza.

Don't worry about Father Verlander's pants, though. He seems to be taking it all in stride, and even has some lofty goals for the long weekend:

You heard him: Break. The. Internet. 

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