Clayton Kershaw's remarkable 2011 season is over. Dodger fans can now sit back, reflect and realize that we have witnessed one of the greatest pitching seasons in recent team history.
You'd have to go back to maybe Hideo Nomo's 1995 rookie season to find a year that was as electric from start to finish as Kershaw's. It was a leap from being a No. 2 pitcher to a bonafide ace who is one of the 10 best pitchers in baseball.
It's been a while since the Dodgers saw a lefty this commanding. So let's take a trip down memory lane and see my picks for the best seven lefties in franchise history.