Clayton Kershaw has always exemplified dominance on the mound. At a time, he was the best pitcher in the sport and will likely end his career in the argument of the greatest left-handed pitcher of all-time. He was a sought after prospect straight out of high school and the Dodgers were fortunate enough to have picked him up in the draft.
Now a video has resurfaced of Clayton Kershaw tossing a perfect game in high school by striking out all fifteen batters he faced.
In high school, Clayton Kershaw threw a perfect game in which he struck out all 15 batters he faced (5-inning mercy rule). Here’s some footage from that outing. pic.twitter.com/1TC1lVF9Cc
— Ben Porter (@Ben13Porter) January 20, 2020
While Kershaw has yet to accomplish this feat in the big leagues, he did toss a no-hitter on June 18, 2014 against the Colorado Rockies. However, it could be pointed out that the lefty threw 6 perfect innings before Hanley Ramirez’s error allowed a base runner, which outperforms his high school game.
Kershaw epitomizes professionalism every time he steps on the mound and has always had the talent — enough to get him a sizable bonus out of the draft. He is now forever engrained…