The 2020 MLB season was a memorable one for the Los Angeles Dodgers as despite it being shortened to 60 games and other challenges brought on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, they won the World Series for the first time since 1988.
For the Dodgers’ core nucleus of players, there were many years of failure in the postseason to get to this point, but it was all worth it when they got to celebrate winning it all for the first time.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, in particular, went through a ton of trials and tribulations in October before finally being called a champion. He was lights out in the postseason in 2020, including winning both Games 1 and 5 to help the Dodgers defeat the Tampa Bay Rays in the Fall Classic.
While Kershaw did not pitch in the decisive Game 6, he was in the bullpen ready to go in case he was needed in relief. That made for an awesome celebration after Julio Urias recorded the final out as Kershaw got the chance to run in from the bullpen with his arms up, soaking in the fact that he will forever be known as a World Series champion.
The famous picture of him with his arms up has been captured forever, as Kershaw’s wife, Ellen, gifted it to him for Christmas, via Jonas Never:
Never is a famous L.A. artist who has painted almost every big sports mural around the city. It made him a natural choice to do a special project for the Kershaws and is another piece that can be added to his impressive work.
Kershaw basking in World Series win until start of Spring Training
Kershaw is known to be one of the hardest workers in baseball, so even after winning the World Series, there is no doubt that he is already working out and getting ready to defend the title in 2021.
However, he had no problem admitting that he will be basking in the World Series win until the start of Spring Training.
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