Clayton Kershaw: National League Most Valuable Player

My favorite Kershaw moment was watching his masterpiece no-hitter at Dodger Stadium.

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Dodger MVPs
Jake Daubert (1913)
*Dazzy Vance (1924)
Dolph Camilli (1941)
Jackie Robinson (1949)
Roy Campanella (1951)
Roy Campanella (1953)
Roy Campanella (1955)
*Don Newcombe (1956)
Maury Wills (1962)
*Sandy Koufax (1963)
Steve Garvey (1974)
Kirk Gibson (1988)
*Clayton Kershaw (2014)
*pitcher

By Jon Weisman

In the crowning individual recgonition of a stupendous season, Clayton Kershaw has become the 11th Dodger to win the National League Most Valuable Player award and the first NL pitcher to do so since Bob Gibson in 1968.

Kershaw had 18 first place votes and 355 points overall, topping Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton (eight, 298) and Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen (four, 271).

Finishing seventh in the balloting was Adrian Gonzalez, while Yasiel Puig and Dee Gordon also received top-10 votes.

What was your favorite part of Kershaw’s season?

  • June 18 no-hitter with no walks and 15 strikeouts
  • 41-inning scoreless streak
  • Behind-the-back fielding, tripling in the tying run…

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