While you’re a extremely achieved athlete who’s made thousands and thousands throughout his profession, you’re sure to have some nice sports activities collectibles. Lengthy-time Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw isn’t any exception.
In an interview on the Dan Patrick Show, Kershaw occurred to be doing the Zoom name from his man cave that was chock-full of unbelievable sports activities memorabilia. When you occurred to pause the chat at simply the appropriate time, you’ll see a variety of priceless goodies.
Signed Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan Jerseys
Seems, Kershaw is fairly a fan of the autographed Kobe and MJ jerseys. Regardless of the bevy of unbelievable objects in his trophy case.
“The Kobe and the Jordan jersey are most likely my two favourite issues up there.”
Patrick then requested if Kershaw, a fellow LA sports activities legend himself, how deep his relationship with Kobe was.
“I didn’t know him very properly. Bought to satisfy him twice. Kinda the identical factor [as John Wooden]. Simply an admiration for his work ethic. I believe that’s what I admired most. The aggressive drive and the spirit. Being in LA, that’s what you hear ‘Kobe, Kobe, Kobe’. So I received to know him simply from being out right here.”
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As for the Jordan jersey, Kershaw couldn’t bear in mind for the lifetime of him when or the place he received it.
“I don’t know the way I received that. I’ve by no means met him. To me, he’s the perfect. I didn’t chase him down within the parking. I don’t know the way I did it. It was most likely a silent public sale or a charity occasion.”
Signed John Picket Basketball
Kershaw has a deep reverence for the best school basketball coach of all-time.
“John Picket is superior. What he stood for, simply so nice.”
The lefty additionally recalled the one time he received to satisfy Picket.
“The Dodgers had a management program proper whenever you have been a rookie. There was 15 of us and we received to have dinner with John Picket one night time. It was in the direction of the top of his life, however he talked to us. He took the time to satisfy every one in all us. Such an incredible man, it was superior.”
These are simply the highlights, however different objects in Kershaw assortment have been:
- 2020 World Sequence championship trophy
- 2012 Roberto Clemente award
- 3 Cy Younger Awards (not within the above picture)
- 2011 Rawlings Gold Glove award
- Magic Johnson signed basketball
- The Rawlings glove he used from to 2009-2020
- A bottle of champagne, presumably from the 2020 World Sequence celebration
- A customized bottle of wine to commemorate his 2014 no-hitter
Behind him within the interview, a print of the 2020 World Sequence celebration at Globe Life Discipline is prominently displayed.
Dodgers followers are hoping Kershaw is keen to create space for an additional World Sequence trophy. Perhaps one other Cy Younger too.
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