All About Clayton Kershaw: Life, Facts, Childhood


American professional baseball player Clayton Kershaw (born 19 March 1988) is

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widely regarded as the game’s most cunning player. Many Major League Baseball (MLB) fans have cheered along to power hitters’ home runs and grand slams. A pitcher’s guile and deceit are just as entertaining to watch as the fielders’ and baserunners’ power and speed. We provide you a thorough examination of the facts related to this outstanding American baseball player’s background, childhood, career, net worth, and personal life.


Clayton Kershaw Biography Facts, Age, Info

Full Name:    Clayton Edward Kershaw

Nickname:    The Claw

Born: March 19, 1988 (age 34 years)

Place of Birth:  Dallas, Texas, United States

Nationality:  American

Occupation: Baseball Player

League:   MLB

MBL Debut: Los Angeles Dodgers (May 25, 2008)

Current Team:   Los Angeles Dodgers

Position:  Pitcher

Jersey Number:  #22

Bats: Left

Throws:   Left

Net Worth:   $40 million

Height:   6 ft 3 in (1.93m)

Weight:  100kg (220lbs)

Education:   Highland Park High School;

Parents:   Mariane Kershaw (mother);

                 Christopher George Kershaw (father)

Siblings:   N/A

Partner:    Ellen Nelson (married 2010)

Children:  Charlie Clayton Kershaw (son);

                  Cali Ann Kershaw (daughter)

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Early Years & Family History of Clayton Kershaw

Christopher and Mariane Kershaw welcomed Clayton Edward Kershaw into the world on March 19, 1988. He started living with his mother when he was 10 because his parents had divorced.

He went to Highland Park High School, where he was a varsity football and baseball player. In 2006, Kershaw had already made a name for himself at the school as an elite prospect and was well-known for his excellent pitches. His astounding stats include a playoff game in which he pitched a perfect game with all strikeouts against Justin, Texas’ Northwest High School.

He was the best high school pitcher available when he entered the 2006 MLB Draft, but he declined a scholarship offer from Texas A&M in favour of signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers as the sixth overall pick, receiving the biggest signing bonus in draught history of $2.3 million.

Clayton Kershaw Career, Stats & Achievements

Los Angeles Dodgers (2008–date)

Kershaw began his minor league career with the Gulf Coast League Dodgers, pitching 37 innings and recording a 1.95 ERA while striking out 54 batters. He was promoted to the Great Lakes Loons in 2007 and earned a 2.77 ERA and a 7-5 record. He then advanced to the Double-A Jacksonville Suns, where he stayed until the LA Dodgers acquired his minor league contract on May 24, 2008, at which point he was promoted to the Major League.

At age 20, Kershaw made his MLB debut on May 25 against the St. Louis Cardinals, making him the league’s youngest player at the time. With 22 games under his belt, he had a 22-game record of 5-5 with a 4.26 ERA. The following year, he improved even more; in a game against the San Francisco Giants, he struck out 13 batters. Before going on to start the playoffs, he concluded the regular season with an 8-8 record, 185 strikeouts, and a 2.76 earned run average while also leading the league in opposition slugging percentage (.282) and opposing batting average (.200).

Kershaw had a fantastic season in 2010 as well; by the end of April, his ERA was only 3.07. After his awful outing against the Milwaukee Brewers, things improved, as he finished the season with a 13-10 record, 2.91 ERA, and 212 strikeouts in 204 1/3 innings. By the end of the season, Kershaw was leading the NL with a 2.28 ERA, 21 wins, and 248 strikeouts. He also earned various trophies, including the Triple Crown Award. In 2011, Kershaw was chosen for his first All-Star Game.

Kershaw received a $19 million, two-year contract from the Dodgers in February 2012, and he went on to have another outstanding season, leading the league with a 2.53 ERA for the second year in a row. By the end of the 2013 season, Kershaw was leading the NL, had a 1.83 ERA that led MLB for the third straight season, and had pitched a career-high 236 innings. The Dodgers rewarded him for winning his second CY Young Award and Warren Spahn Award of his career with a massive $215 million contract over seven years, the biggest annual compensation ever paid to a pitcher.

With a 21-3 record and a 1.77 ERA in 21 starts, Kershaw was a monster in 2014. He led the NL in practically every pitching-related category. He received multiple honours for his accomplishments, including a third Cy Young Award, a second Warren Spahn Award, and an NL MVP, making him the first pitcher to do it since 1968. He finished the 2015 season with a 2.13 ERA and an astounding 301 strikeouts in 232 2/3 innings, becoming the 11th player in MLB history to hit 300 or more strikeouts in a single season. His 2014 season was also outstanding.

Kershaw’s 2016 campaign didn’t go well, even though he was pitching brilliantly and had already struck out 100 batters by May 29. But due to back issues, he was put on a 15-day disabled list by June 30 and did not return until September. He finished the year 12–4 with a 1.69 ERA, 172 strikeouts, and a record. In 2017, Kershaw made a triumphant return, surpassing 2000 career strikeouts and finishing the year with 202 strikeouts and a 2.31 ERA. By the end of the 2018 season, the Dodgers had signed Kershaw to a $93 million contract that would keep him with the team for an additional three seasons, despite his performance is below par.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Clayton Kershaw in 2020 is $80 million. He is one of the MLB pitchers with the highest salaries ever. In 2014, Kershaw and the Dodgers agreed to a seven-year, $215 million deal extension. He agreed to a $93 million contract extension in 2019. Kershaw’s salary, sponsorships, and investments all contribute to his total wealth. With brands like Rawlings, Topps, and Adidas, he has endorsement agreements. In addition, Kershaw has financial interests in a number of companies, notably the sports drink BodyArmor. One of the top pitchers in Major League Baseball is Clayton Kershaw. Among the honours he has received are three Cy Young Awards and the NL MVP Award.

Clayton Kershaw Personal Life

In 2010, Clayton Kershaw and his longtime partner Ellen got married. Cali Ann, a daughter, and Charlie Clayton, a son, are their two children.

In honour of Hope, an 11-year-old child who is HIV positive and whom Kershaw met while travelling with his wife on a Christian mission, Kershaw raised money for an orphanage in Zambia. Kershaw is also well recognised for his humanitarian activities. He donated money for 270 children’s surgeries in Zambia and the Dominican Republic in collaboration with CURE International.

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