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Even with a little fuzz on his face, Clayton Kershaw still looks like a kid off a Texas farm. He has unkempt hair and an "aw shucks" smile, but he'd be the first person you'd think of if a little old lady needed help crossing the street.
He's that kind of guy sweet and self-effacing when he's not trying to throw a 95-mph fastball past Prince Fielder. But put him on a pitcher's mound and he's suddenly all business a 23-year-old with the heart of Tom Seaver. Or Don Drysdale.
It was no surprise that Kershaw was named winner of the National League Cy Young Award, only that it wasn't unanimous. But it was close. He picked up 27 of 32 first-place votes from baseball writers and totaled 207 points to 133 for runner-up Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies, who received four votes for first and finished second.
But really, could it have gone to anyone else? Kershaw captured the Triple Crown of pitching by leading the league in earned run aver...
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Clayton Kershaw is the winner of the 2011 Cy Young Award.
As most baseball people expected, Dodgers left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw was awarded the 2011 Cy Young Award today. For more detail, see the Dodgers official press release, including the voting results, below:
CLAYTON KERSHAW WINS
NATIONAL LEAGUE CY YOUNG AWARD
Left-hander becomes youngest Cy Young winner since Dwight...
Clayton Kershaw received 27 of the 32 first place votes in the 2011 NL Cy Young Award balloting en route to his first major league award. He beat out all three of the Phillies horses — Roy Halladay finished second, with Cliff Lee third and Cole Hamels fifth — and Ian Kennedy to officially go down in the book as the best the National League had to offer this past season. But that...
Congratulations to Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw who won the 2011 NL CY Young in a landslide. Here are the top three results for the 2011 CY Young.
1. Clayton Kershaw- 27 of a possible 32 first place votes
2. Roy Hallady
3. Cliff Lee
Kershaw won the N.L. pitching triple crown in 2011, tying for the league lead in victories with 21, and leading it with 248 strikeouts...
The award marks a return to the days when the franchise discovered and nurtured great pitchers — and bears out scouting boss Logan White's work.Clayton Kershaw was preparing to walk across the diamond and into Dodgers history Thursday afternoon when he spotted a man standing alone, staring at him like a father would stare at a son.
NEW YORK - Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers has won the NL Cy Young Award in a runaway.
Clayton Kershaw, at 23, blossomed into the rotation leader the Dodgers envisioned when they selected him with the seventh overall pick in the 2006 draft. His 21 victories were eight more than his previous career high and matched Arizona's Ian Kennedy for the most in the National League. Kershaw also led the league with a 2.28 ERA and 248 strikeouts.
NEW YORK — Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL Cy Young Award in a runaway Thursday. Kershaw received 27 of 32 first-place votes, five seconds and two thirds for 207 points in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "I always dreamed about playing in the ...
NEW YORK • Clayton Kershaw might be the only one not comparing
him with Sandy Koufax, both of them lefthanded aces for the Los