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KBO's Version of Cy Young Award to Begin this Year
1 week 1 day ago

SEOUL, South Korea -- The Choi Dongwon Award, the Korean version of Cy Young award, will be given to the best pitcher in the Korean Baseball Organization, November 11th. This will be the first award of its kind. 

The date of the award ceremony was in honor of Mr. Choi's jersey number, 11, and the first ceremony will be held in his hometown of Busan.

Source: Busan eFM News


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Giants to Take on Samsung in Ulsan
3 weeks 3 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Lotte Giants will host a variety of events for games played at Ulsan Munsu Stadium, today, April 4th. 

Players will meet fans, and will also get a chance to meet a member of the Farmer's Band, one hour before first pitch, to celebrate the first game in Ulsan, which has not have a significant baseball presence for some time. Fans will also get a chance to get signed baseballs from Lotte players. 

Lotte Giants will play eight home games...

Veteran Park Jin-man Ready for 19th KBO Season
4 weeks 1 day ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Though he is entering his 19th season in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), Park Jin-man, shortstop of the SK Wyverns, said he still gets nervous ahead of the start of a new season. 

On the sidelines of the annual KBO media day in Seoul, Park said on Monday that every year, the opening day puts a lot of pressure on him. The 2014 KBO season will begin on Saturday. He said that it's probably more so this year because he knows he doesn't have a lot of...

KBO, Busan to Bring Baseball Hall of Fame to Gijang
12 weeks 4 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The city of Busan, the Korea Baseball Organization and Gijang-gun will sign an agreement next month that will bring the Baseball Hall of Fame to Busan. 

Busan will take up the agreement after Gijang-gun accepted the agreement and all parties hope the final plans will be ratified. 

If the agreement is signed, Gijang-gun will receive the Baseball Hall of Fame. Seoul and Incheon were also competing to construct the Hall of Fame as well. ...

Giants to Hold Fan Celebration at Tonight's Season Finale
29 weeks 20 min ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Lotte Giants will hold various events to show fans their appreciation at the last home game of the season, October 4th. 

Lotte will give free admission event for outfield seats and sell reserved seats for 1,000 won and to discount tickets for the table seats -with discounts up to 50 percent as a form of appreciation for fans to cheered for Lotte throughout the season. 

Five-thousand cheering scarfs will be provided to the first five-...

NC Dinos to Honor Fans With Discounts
30 weeks 1 day ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The NC Dinos will hold a special event at upcoming home games to show fans how much they appreciate their loyalty this season. 

During a five game home stand starting tomorrow September 27th, NC will sell outfield seat tickets for only ten-thousand won to elementary, middle, and high school students and university students with a one-plus-one event. 

Also, NC will present movie tickets and vitamin supplements to Dino membership fans as they...

Korean Baseball Hall of Fame to be Built in Busan
31 weeks 5 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Busan Metropolitan City and Gijang-gun have come to terms on an agreement with the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) to build a Korea Baseball Museum and Korea Baseball Hall of Fame. The agreement was reached on August 29,...

Cartoon Depicts Korean Baseball`s Dominican Pitcher Being Chased by Ku Klux Klan
32 weeks 3 days ago

 


BUSAN, South Korea -- Racism-related controversy has again hit the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) as popular sports cartoonist Bounce Kim published a comic strip on Nate.com depicting Dominican Republic LG...

Busan the Favorite for Baseball Hall of Fame
34 weeks 22 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The project to build "the Baseball Hall of Fame" to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the birth of Korean baseball and the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of Korean Pro baseball in Gijang-gun is being decided. 

An official of Gijang-gun said that it has the plan to sign a triangular memorandum of agreement with the Korea Baseball Organization and the city of Busan for building "Korea baseball museum and hall of fame" at five p.m. today(29) in...

Exhibition: Former Player Park Chan Ho Turns Artist While Being Turned into Art
41 weeks 2 days ago

SEOUL, South Korea -- One minute you're standing on the mound facing some of the world's best hitters, the next minute you're tossing paint covered balls at a canvas and being dubbed an artist. Such is the interesting retirement of 19-year pro baseball...

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