Korean Baseball Hall of Fame Passes All Initial Inspections
3 weeks 5 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Korean Baseball Hall of Fame, which will be established in Dongbaekri, in Gijang-gun, Busan, passed all inspections, including economic feasibility, according to the Korea Institute of Public Policy. 

The report will allow officials to begin planning the new facility. 

Busan can now request a loan and investment examination to the Ministry of Security and Public Administration next month.


Korea's Cy Young Award Finalized
4 weeks 13 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Korea's Cy Young Award to honor Immortal Pitcher Choi Dong-won will be created to recognize the best pitchers in Korea. 

A staff of the Choi Dong-won Memorial Association said they have come to an agreement for the establishment and award prizes with Busan Bank in Sajik Stadium. 

Busan Bank will provide 30 million won to the Memorial Association. 

Source: Busan eFM News...

NC Dinos to Celebrate 100 Years of Baseball in Masan
9 weeks 4 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The NC Dinos will host a ceremony to celebrate 100 years of baseball in Masan at the team's home game today, May 22nd. Local baseball legends and students will participate in the event. 

Today’s event will begin with a performance of Changsin High School students, the school that opened the cities baseball history in 1914. 

NC players will put an emblem on their uniform to celebrate the anniversary. The team will also give 5,000 of the...

KBO's Version of Cy Young Award to Begin this Year
14 weeks 5 days 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


Giants to Take on Samsung in Ulsan
16 weeks 3 days 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
17 weeks 5 days 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
26 weeks 16 hours 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
42 weeks 3 days 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
43 weeks 4 days 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
45 weeks 1 day 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,...

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