This winter, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw signed a contract to make him the highest-paid pitcher in Major League Baseball.
The two-time Cy Young Award-winner has a reputation for signing baseball cards that makes him a favorite of autograph collectors with patience. Send a baseball card and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Kershaw c/o the Dodgers’ spring training camp in Arizona, and next winter you may just find a signed card waiting in your mailbox.
I wrote to Kershaw last year, mailing my card on February 11th, 2013. Last month, I got it back – coincidentally on February 11th, 2014.
Included in the envelope was a slip of paper promoting Kershaw’s charity foundation, Kerhaw’s Challenge, a Christian organization that “encourage[s] people to use whatever God-given passion, purpose or talent they have been given to make a difference and give back to others in need.”
“And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord, and not for men,” – Colossians 3:23 (WEB)
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