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Clayton Kershaw allowed a home run to relief pitcher Brandon Woodruff in the NLCS

The first left-on-left pitcher home run in MLB postseason history

League Championship Series - Los Angeles Dodgers v Milwaukee Brewers - Game One Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

The National League Championship Series is only three innings old and we have already seen history. Brandon Woodruff hit a home run against Clayton Kershaw to tie things at 1-1, which was impressive in its own right.

The home run becomes more special when I remind you that:

It should also be noted that while Woodruff isn’t quite Michael Lorenzen, he was 2-for-8 with a home run during the season. As a pitcher, that makes him stand out.

This was the fourth home run Kershaw has ever allowed to a pitcher. Madison Bumgarner (twice) and Tyson Ross were the other two, and they hit right-handed, unlike Woodruff.

And it makes this NLCS special, right off the bat. Literally.