Professional baseball, caught up in a series of bad news ahead of the opening, held its regular season media day in front of fans for the first time in four years.
Fans cheered unwaveringly, wishing for a new start for Korean professional baseball, and the players expressed their gratitude by promising a great game. This is reporter Jeon Gwang-yeol.
Professional baseball media day with coaches, 메이저놀이터players, and fans 4 years after the event was reduced in the aftermath of COVID-19.
Despite the recent bad news, the fans gave their strength.
▶ Interview: Hwang Tae-yoon / NC Dinos fan
– “The results of the national team weren’t that good, but we still love the league so much and believe that baseball will get better in the future.”
Lee Jung-hoo, the representative player of Korean professional baseball, promised a great performance to the fans who support him unwaveringly.
▶ Interview: Lee Jung-hoo / Kiwoom Heroes
– “There were other bad incidents and accidents before the season, and we also had poor results at the WBC, but we are very grateful for the interest and support of these fans and work hard to show good and fun games. I’ll do it.”
The representative players of each team, who drew attention by wearing plain clothes full of individuality, boosted the atmosphere with their promising championship promises.
▶ Interview: Son Ah-seop / NC Dinos
– “I personally go and carefully select the ones with good marbling and grill the meat myself.”
▶ Interview: Kim Do-young / KIA Tigers
– “For fans who drive KIA cars, our squad will wash their cars through a lottery.”
Professional baseball, which announced the start of the 2023 season amid encouragement from fans, will kick off the curtain at five stadiums across the country on Saturday and enter an eight-month long journey.