Clayton Kershaw, whose uncle Clyde Tombaugh really discovered Pluto if you hadn't heard, hosted a ping pong tournament for Kershaw's nonprofit foundation on Thursday. Kershaw and his celebrity partner, Matthew Perry, won, but that's not nearly as interesting as Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig taking on Tony La Russa.
Thankfully, reporter Molly Knight of ESPN was on hand to capture the happening at Dodger Stadium on film. Puig and his actor teammate beat La Russa and Dodgers lefty Chris Capuano, Knight reports. It appears to have been a grueling matching, physically and mentally.
Two observations: Puig looks worn out. What a couple of days for him, eh? The other observation: La Russa takes losing as well as ever. Never change, TLR!
Kershaw is pumped to be champ, and it's like Matthew Perry can't believe they won. Also, headbands! It also should be said that Kershaw is really taking to acting, which is a must in Hollywood: