SSG Landers’ 메이저사이트flagship hitter, Choi Jeong (36), became the first right-handed hitter in professional baseball to reach 3,700 bases.
Choi Jeong-eun started as a third baseman in a home game against Doosan Bears in the 20203 KBO League held at Incheon SSG Landers Field on the 28th, and hit a solo home run against opposing team starter Choi Seung-yong in the first inning with two outs. Season No. 4.
He hit a fastball with a speed of 147 km per hour on the 4th ball count 1 ball-2 strike and crossed the left wall.
Choi Jeong-eun, who recorded 3,698 base hits until the previous day, became the fourth player to break the 3,700 mark, following Yang Jun-hyeok (current commentator), Lee Seung-yeop (current Doosan Bears coach), and Choi Hyung-woo (KIA Tigers).
It is the first time in the history of the KBO League that a right-handed hitter recorded 3,700 base hits.
In addition, Choi Jung-eun set the record for the youngest player to reach 3,700 bases (36 years, 2 months).
The record for the most number of base hits is 4,077 by coach Lee Seung-yeop, and the second place is 3,879 by Yang Jun-hyeok. Choi Hyung-woo wrote 3,791 bases by the 27th.