Doosan wins their first regular season title in 29 years, marking a significant victory for their rivals Jamsil.
LG Twins lift championship trophy after 29 years.
LG clinched the top spot in the regular season on the ‘Busan-bound’ bus on March 3. The magic number was wiped off the table after the KT Wiz and NC Dinos lost back-to-back games. LG hasn’t won a regular season title in 29 years, since 1994. It was their first Korean Series appearance in 21 years since 2002.
This season, LG hired manager Yoon Kyung-yeop as its “championship boss. Last year, they finished the regular season in second place with a franchise record 87 wins, but were swept in the playoffs by the Kiwoom Heroes in the Korean Series. 카지노사이트킴 With championship aspirations on the line, it was a perfect fit.
After holding onto the top spot since the end of the first half, LG eventually clinched the regular season title early before the season ended.
LG has often looked at the Doosan Bears with envy over the past decade.
Doosan played in the Korean Series from 2015 to 2021. They won three Korean Series titles (2015, 2016, 2019), two of which were consecutive (2016, 2019).
From ‘luxury watch’ to ‘winning stock’, there was a lot to be said for standing on top, but the cheers at the top were like a ‘neighborhood event’.
LG’s fightback began last year. Doosan dropped to ninth place, and since 2019, the team has been steadily building up its strength in fall baseball, eventually earning the right to lift the trophy.
“The regular season championship trophy will be awarded to the winner LG after the conclusion of the Jamsil Doosan-LG game on Nov. 15,” the KBO announced. For LG, it’s a chance to stroke their pride in front of their ‘Jamsil rivals’.