All posts tagged "korean baseball"

  • Sliding is a baseball basic, but that doesn’t mean it can’t go horribly wrong every once in a while.
    ‘Korean men can’t slide’

    Korean baseball moments continue to go viral Doosan Bears infielder Choi Joo-hwan is the latest Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) player to go viral for an awkward looking slide. The moment occurred in the Bears’ game against the...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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    Ryu Hyun-jin’s old team puts robot fans in the stands

    By Lee Kyutae It’s either a brilliant business idea for the future, or the creepiest thing you’ll ever see in a baseball stadium. Ryu Hyun-jin’s old team in Korea, the Hanwha Eagles have introduced robot fans they...

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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  • The SK Wyverns’ Luke Brandon Scott is among the foreign players drawing attention ahead of Korea Baseball Organization season opening on March 29. 
    Remember Luke Scott, Jorge Cantu?

    Rule change leads to more former MLB sluggers playing in Korea this year By Baek Byung-yeul With the start of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) exhibition season just days away, fans are gearing up for another season....

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Patrick Bourgo, co-chair of SABR’s new Korea chapter
    Korea to get dose of ‘Moneyball’

    By Kim Young-jin For the casual sports fans, the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is synonymous with “sabermetrics,” the use of advanced statistical analysis popularized by the 2011 film “Moneyball.” SABR is, in fact, closely linked...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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  • Dustin Nippert made $665,000 with the Texas Rangers in 2010. He's been playing in Korea ever since. (Newsis)
    “You can’t handle the truth!”

    Korean baseball league mulling abolishing salary cap on international players: official 

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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