‘Seoul baseball together, Seoul baseball winning together’.
The Seoul Baseball Softball Association (President: Yunkyu Kim) held its first tournament with a new catchphrase to open the 2023 season.
The ‘2023 Athletes Village Hospital Long-Term U19 Spring Baseball Tournament’ is the main character of the first tournament, and the Athletes Village Hospital is a hospital famous for its professional baseball teams such as Doosan Bears, various sports teams, and the association’s designated hospitals and partner hospitals. It is a hospital that has sponsored U19 (high school), U16 (middle school), and U13 (elementary school) competitions with continued interest and support for baseball.
In this tournament, which was held at Guui Baseball Stadium, 21 high school teams from Seoul participated in the competition. Starting with the opening game on the 14th and the final match on the 17th, Whimungo and Deoksu High School fought fiercely, and in the 9th inning, Whimungo overturned the game with a dramatic come-from-behind hit. has come to an end In particular, Whimungo’s finishing pitcher, Kim Hwi-gun, tied the opposing team’s hitters with a fastball that exceeded 150 km, raising expectations for future performances.
This tournament was a high school baseball tournament held during the 2023 WBC preliminary round, so it was a tournament that received a lot of attention from the start of the opening game. Scouts from most of the KBO professional baseball teams visited the tournament site to see who the high school players will lead the future of baseball in Korea and to examine each player’s movements. According to an official from the association, it is said that it is unusual for so many professional scouts to visit Guui Baseball Stadium that there are not enough seats for officials. 스포츠토토
Meanwhile, the MVP of this tournament was Lee Seung-min (3rd year of Whimun High School), Outstanding Pitcher Award Kim Jong-woo (3rd year of Whimun High School), Fighting Award Award Lee Jong-ho (3rd year of Deoksu High School), Hitting Award Award Award by Park Joon-soon (Deoksu High School 2nd year), Home Run Award Award by Lee Seung-min (Whimun High School 3rd year). Awarded. Individual prize winners were also presented with rich prizes such as KSM Sports’ top-of-the-line handmade WE glove, Apgujeong Irich Optician’s glasses and sports goggles gift certificates, and baseball supplies.
Seoul Baseball Softball Association Vice President Na Jin-kyun said, “The 2023 season will be the meaning of our association’s new catchphrase, and we will try to make baseball fun for all members of the association. .” presented the association’s commitment and operating vision.