All posts tagged "Choo Shin-soo"

  • Texas Rangers’ Choo Shin-soo, right, and Kim Jin-sun, president of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic organizing committee, pose with a commemorative plate after Choo was named a goodwill ambassador for the event at the Korea Press Center in Seoul, Monday. (Yonhap)
    Batting in support

    Choo named goodwill ambassador for PyeongChang Games By Jung Min-ho High-profile Koreans have been asked to do their part in promoting the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province. The latest to join the star-studded group of...

    • Posted January 6, 2014
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    Top 10 Korean Sports Stories of 2013

    Compiled by Yonhap  1. Ryu Hyun-jin and Choo Shin-soo’s tremendous season in Major League Baseball. Ryu was better than advertised in his rookie season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Choo set himself up nicely for the...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Ryu Hyun-jin no doubt was the biggest Korean sports star of 2013. (Korea Times file)
    Ryu Hyun-jin named top Korean athlete of 2013: poll

    Dodgers’ left-hander takes the top honor, beating out Kim Yuna  Choo Shin-soo is fifth behind even Son Yeon-jae After enjoying a strong rookie season in the major leagues, Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin was selected as...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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    Home is where the money is

    Where will Choo Shin-soo end up playing in 2014?  Texas Rangers are thought to be the front runner  By Kim Tong-hyung Coming off a career year at the age of 31, Choo Shin-soo finds himself an intriguing...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Choo Shin Soo gave away signed baseball to children in Koreatown on Friday. (Park Sang Hyuk)
    ‘Choo-수 감사절 Present’

    Free agent outfielder is in Los Angeles to participate in Hanmi Bank’s annual Thanksgiving community service program  Choo Shin Soo is in Los Angeles to help feed needy families this Thanksgiving. The 31-year old Major League free agent outfielder has...

    • Posted November 23, 2013
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