August 5, 2021

Dodgers News: Clayton Kershaw Talks Charity and Family (Dodgers Nation)

Long time Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has had himself a busy off-season thus far. On top of hosting his annual Country Music Benefit Concert in Dallas last week…

…he and wife Ellen are also putting in charitable work in Dallas. Along the way, the veteran sat down with NBC Dallas-Fort Worth to discuss something bigger than baseball: his family. The three-time Cy Young award winner and former MVP recently made an appearance at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in his hometown of Dallas, where both of his in-laws have been treated.

He has known his in-laws for over 15 years, as he began dating his wife Ellen when they were 15 years old.

“It is such a tightknit family and cancer affects everyone in the family,” Kershaw told NBC.

He then brought up his children, Cali and Charley, and how they inspired him to make a difference through Kershaw’s Challenge.

“When we had our first kid, Cali, and she is almost…

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