BUSAN, South Korea – Saha-gu District opened a Little League baseball field in the northern part of Eulsukdo Island, on April 27, 2012.
A 7,819 square meter baseball field and 4,202 square meter artificial turf field, a baseball fence, two dugouts, a locker room and additional facilities are now ready for use.
Currently, Busan City has 11 little league baseball teams and 18 baseball teams in elementary and middle schools, with about 1,000 players. Till now, with only two Little League baseball fields, in Samnak Riverside Sports Park and Hwamyeong Ecological Park, there had been insufficient facilities for children to play baseball in Busan. To celebrate the opening of the baseball field, the Saha-gu Little League baseball team and Buk-gu Little League baseball team played an exhibition game on the opening day.
The Mayor of Saha-gu District, Lee Gyoung-hun, said “Along with the opening of the little league baseball field in Eulsukdo, a variety of sports fields including courts for gate ball, soccer, badminton, basketball, futsal, tennis, and foot volleyball ? are now available for the enjoyment of residents in the northern part of Eulsukdo.”
Source: Busan City News