The ‘national hitter’ and the ‘legendary catcher’ son, a smile that could not be hidden

The first blue dragon championship in 30 years. Seniors from Gyeongbuk High School smiled broadly at their alma mater’s propaganda. Gyeongbuk High School defeated Mulgeum High School 4-1 in the 78th Cheongryonggi National High School Baseball Championship and Weekend League Wangjungwangjeon final held at Mokdong Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 27th, and rose to the top.

Gyeongbuk High School’s ‘ace’ Jeon Mi-re, who is likely to be nominated in the first round in the rookie draft, could not climb to the mound due to the pitch limit regulation. However, Lee Seung-heon took the mound as the starting pitcher and laid the foundation for victory by throwing 104 pitches, 7 hits, 3 walks, 5 strikeouts and no runs in 7 innings, and Park Seong-hoon (1 run in 1/3 innings) and Park Kwan-woo (1 1/2 innings) took the mound one after another. The back door was securely locked.

He couldn’t stand on the mound as a pitcher, but his ‘ace’ performance was outstanding. Jeon Mi-reu started as the designated hitter 4 times and scored the first run in the 2nd and 3rd base chances in the 1st inning, swinging the bat with 2 hits and 2 RBIs in 4 at-bats. 토토사이트 In addition, Ahn Jung-hwan was active with 1 hit and 2 runs in 3 at-bats, and Kim Se-hoon played an active role with 1 RBI and 1 run.

It is the eighth time in 30 years that Gyeongbuk High School lifted the championship trophy at the Blue Dragon Flag since 1993, when Doosan Bears coach Lee Seung-yeop was working as an amateur. If the championship is expanded to a national competition rather than the blue dragon, it will be the ‘throne’ after 8 years since the 2015 phoenix. At the news of Gyeongbuk High School’s victory, the ‘senior’ baseball players smiled.

Prior to the confrontation between the Lotte Giants and Doosan Bears held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 27th, coach Lee Seung-yeop asked, “Did you do it?” Winning for the first time in years, I’m proud of it,” he said with a smile.

Gyeongbuk High School is a ‘prestigious high school’ that has produced numerous ‘star players’, but it is clear that it took a really long time to win the Blue Dragon Flag. Coach Lee Seung-yeop said, “There are not many schools with traditions such as Gwangju Jeil High School and Gyeongnam Province. Why did it take so long for such a traditional school?” I hope it will happen. When I win once, I have to do it all the time. I hope I can win the next tournament as well.”

Alumni of Gyeongbuk High School belonging to Lotte couldn’t hide their pride after hearing the news of their alma mater’s victory. He debuted with the Samsung Lions in 1993 and pitched in 519 KBO league games, recording 71 wins, 31 losses, 54 holds, 22 saves, and an average ERA of 2.99. I saw it,” and laughed and lucked out.

Coach Kim Hyun-wook said, “I am very proud of the juniors doing well. I know it has been 30 years since coach Lee Seung-yeop, and although it is old, we cannot ignore the old history. It is a tradition. I hope a lot of players will come out,” but emphasized, “I feel sorry because I didn’t do anything to help my juniors.

After graduating from Gyeongbuk High School, Jin Seung-hyun, the son of KIA Tigers coach Jin Gap-yong, “Legend Catcher,” who was nominated by Lotte with the 14th overall in the 2nd round of the 2nd round of the 2022 rookie draft, also encouraged his juniors. When Jin Seung-hyeon was in the third year, his juniors in the first year won the championship, so the win of Gyeongbuk High School seemed closer. Jin Seung-hyun opened the door by saying, “It is an honor as a deceased Gyeong (North), and I am proud of his juniors.”

Next, Jin Seung-hyun said, “It’s a victory I wanted to win when I was at Gyeongbuk High School, but I’m even more proud because I was with my younger siblings when I was a student.” “(Former) Mir and (Kim) Jun-won are especially memorable. Jun (Lee) Seung-heon is also proud of him,” he said with a broad smile. And Park Se-woong, who graduated from Gyeongbuk High School, was also delighted with the promotion of his juniors, saying, “I heard the news after coming to the baseball field.”

On the other hand, Jeon Mir, ‘Ace’ of Gyeongbuk High School, received the Distinguished Service Award along with the Most Valuable Player Award through his performance in ‘Two and Other’.

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