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Clayton Kershaw adds first MVP to three Cy Youngs
Clayton Kershaw adds first MVP to three Cy Youngs

Clayton Kershaw didn't win a World Series ring this year, but landed the ultimate consolation prize Thursday. Kershaw was named the most valuable player of the National League, becoming the first pitcher to win the award since Bob Gibson in 1968. Kershaw became only the fourth NL pitcher to win both the MVP and Cy Young Award in the same season. The two other than Kershaw and Gibson to do it were both Dodgers: Sandy Koufax (1963) and Don Newcombe (1956). The last pitcher in either league to claim the two prizes was Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers in 2011. "You never in a million years think you're going to win MVP, let alone a Cy Young Award, let alone be in the...

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