The award is presented by the Oklahoma City Bricktown Rotary Club and the Jim Thorpe Association to the top left-handed pitcher in the Major Leagues. It's named for Hall-of-Famer Warren Spahn, whose 363 career wins are the most by a left-hander.
Kershaw was named the winner Friday after going 16-9 in 2013 with 232 strikeouts and a 1.83 ERA. He also won the award in 2011.
Kershaw said in a statement that he's humbled to receive the award. He will be presented with the award during a ceremony in Oklahoma City in January.,
Kershaw and the Dodgers are currently in St. Louis where they open the National League championship series Friday night.
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