Kate Upton Sheds Bikini For Her Sexiest* Sports Illustrated Cover Ever

*Well, I guess it depends on how much you like baseball.

Kate Upton has spent the past few years dominating magazine covers and middle-aged men’s browser histories. Since breaking onto the scene as the Rookie of the Year in the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue at the age of 19, she has gone on to grace the covers of GQ, Esquire, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Vanity Fair, and countless others. But her most memorable cover shoots have been for the magazine that made her famous — Sports Illustrated. This week Upton appears on her third SI cover, and in a surprising move, she ditched her bikini…

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…for a baseball uniform! Upton is on this week’s cover of the SI MLB Playoff Preview with her brothers from another mother Justin and B.J. of the Atlanta Braves.

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The sexy Upton family reunion occurred at Citi Field last month when the Braves were in town to play the New York Mets.

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The Uptons seemed incredibly enthusiastic to spend some quality time with their globetrotting long-lost sister.

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But no one was more enthusiastic than Mets third baseman David Wright — who grew up with the Upton family in Virginia — and probably always had a crush on her.

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It was a day we’ll all treasure forever.

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We believe our friends at SI are hard at work to figure out a way to get Ms. Upton on the Olympics preview as well — because like Jeff Goldblum said in Jurassic Park, “Kate Upton’s boobs will find a way.”

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