‘All-American’ Choi Hyung-woo reaches 1,500 RBIs with award ceremony ahead of KT game on 23rdKBO League’s only record was celebrated.

The Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) held a ceremony to celebrate the 1,500th hit of its centre fielder Choi Hyung-woo (40) before the team’s 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League home game against KT at Gwangju-KIA Champions Field on the 23rd카지노사이트.

Choi, who was tied with Doosan manager Lee Seung-yeop for the top spot in career RBIs with 1,498, surpassed Lee before the 20th against Daejeon Hanwha. Trailing 0-1 in the top of the fourth inning, he faced Han Seung-ju’s first-pitch fastball and smashed it for a massive 125-metre over-the-wall home run. Ilsoon added two more hits to reach the 1,500-hit milestone.

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On the day the team returned to their home stadium in Gwangju, they held a meaningful award ceremony in front of their home fans. CEO Choi Jun-young presented Choi Hyung-woo with a commemorative golden bat, while team president Shim Jae-hak presented him with a congratulatory bouquet. KT manager Lee Kang-cheol and player representative Kim Sang-soo also sent congratulatory bouquets and messages to Choi Hyung-woo.

Choi will give away 1,500 drinks and 1,500 commemorative water bottles to fans before the game against KT on 25 May. “I prepared a small gift to convey my gratitude to the fans who have shown me great love during my career,” he said. “I will do my best until the end of my career to repay them for their unwavering support.”

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