Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp has his own line of bubble gum.

Matt KempDodgers center fielder Matt Kemp will be on hand at 11 a.m. Friday at the North Venice Little League Baseball fields (map) to introduce his own line of Big League Chew Bubble Gum.

Kemp is currently on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left AC joint.

The 2.12-ounce version of the bubble gum line, called “True Blue Original,” will be available for a limited time at select Los Angeles area retailers including Ralph’s, Food 4 Less, Jetro, Circle K, Dylan’s Candy Bar and Sports Chalet and online at

Kemp will donate a portion of his proceeds from the Big League Chew to his charitable cause, Kemp’s Kids. The charity benefits inner city and underprivileged youth in Southern California.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.