The symbol of the Samsung Lions, the man of blue blood, the Lion King. This is the nickname Lee Seung-yeop (47), a KBO league legend, got while playing. Excluding the days when he played an active part in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), he spent 15 seasons in Samsung, which is home to Daegu.

Doosan, led by coach Lee Seung-yeop, will play three consecutive matches against Samsung at the Daegu Samsung Lions Park from the 25th to the 27th in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League expedition.

After leaving professional baseball with a splendid retirement ceremony in 2017, they are now looking for Daegu as the enemy field, so the emotions of Samsung fans watching this are bound to be subtle.

After retiring from active duty, he did commentary on baseball broadcasts and active broadcasting activities. However, the first team he stepped into as a leader was Doosan. Some Samsung fans couldn’t hide their sad feelings, but there was nothing they could do. Instead of directing him, who had no coaching career, Samsung appointed Park Jin-man (47), another Samsung legend who has accumulated experience in the field, as the head coach.

It is a series with many symbols. In the KBO League, while playing only for Samsung, manager Lee Seung-yeop is one of the brightest stars in the history of professional baseball, having shot 467 cannons and won the home run title five times. After a grand retirement ceremony, his uniform number ’36’ was permanently deleted and is still hung in a corner of Lions Park, and even a mural depicting his playing days is engraved on the right side of the ‘Rapac’ outfield to commemorate his retirement.

In the first season of coaching, the surroundings, public opinion, and the media give meaning to every moment, but coach Lee has maintained his composure, saying, “It’s just one of 144 games.” There is no difference in the determination to go on the homecoming expedition, but this time will be different in many ways from the previous ones.

The two of them have been together for a long time as national representatives, but unfortunately they couldn’t be together at Samsung. Coach Park Jin-man also played 6 seasons at Samsung, but unfortunately, that period was when coach Lee Seung-yeop was active at NPB.

Both are in their first year as coaches, but the joys and sorrows of both teams are mixed at the beginning of the season. Doosan overcame the pain of falling to ninth last year and grew with coach Lee Seung-yeop, and is now in third place, one game behind the leader with 11 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw. On the other hand, Samsung is unable to use its power with a series of injuries and is sitting in 9th place with 7 wins and 12 losses. 온라인카지노 The difference between the lowest-ranking Hanwha Eagles is only 0.5 games.

It is coach Lee Seung-yeop, who is preparing to put a dagger at his former team Samsung, which is being coached by an old friend. In the first game of the series on the 25th, Doosan will start Kim Dong-joo, who is proudly occupying a spot in the starting rotation with 1 win and 1 loss with an ERA of 1.80 in 3 games this season. In the first game of the season for Samsung, Lee Jae-hee, who made the command tower smile with his spirited pitching in a starting match against the league’s best pitcher An Woo-jin (Kiwoom Heroes), will step up. The two are also motivated to join the pros in 2021.

Curiosity grows as to how much coach Lee, who has to play while watching the Samsung home crowd at the dugout, will be able to maintain his composure and solve the game, and whether Samsung coach Park Jin-man will be able to defeat his fellow star coach.

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