Behind the scenes: B.J., Justin and Kate Upton cover shoot
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Behind the scenes: B.J., Justin and Kate Upton cover shoot
Tuesday July 8th, 2014

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model is helping her covermate (and possible relative*) make it onto the NL All-Star team by asking her followers to vote for Justin Upton.

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Upton is part of MLB's final vote campaign, in which fans decided the final roster spot in each league. With help from the swimsuit superstar and her 1.45 million followers, he might just be able to pull it off over the likes of Colorado Rockies first baseman and former AL MVP Justin Morneau, and Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo.

Other candidates may have better résumés than Upton, but can anything really top a swimsuit model?

*just checked, turns out they're not related

-Brendan Maloy

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