Seok-min is starting to be recognized for his leadership

Yomiuri Giants development coach Park Seok-min is starting to be recognized for his leadership in his first year on the job.

On March 15, the Yomiuri second team won a 5-2 home game against the Seibu Lions of the Eastern League at Giants Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, according to a report by Japanese sports media outlet Sports Hochi.

Yomiuri’s Yuuki Okada, 토토사이트 starting in left field, led off the first inning with a solo shot to center off Seibu starter Kaito Yozawa. On a 2B-2S pitch count, he took a five-pitch slider over the right field fence.

Okada led the team’s offense on the day, going 2-for-4 with a home run, two doubles and one RBI. “It felt good to hit a home run that helped the team win,” said Okada, who hit his third arch of the season.

According to Sports Hochi,

Okada did not accompany the Kufu Hayate Ventures to Shizuoka, but was coached by Park Seok-min, a former 269-homer hitter in the Korean Professional Baseball Organization, at the Giants’ stadium. “Coach Park taught me a lot, and I was able to achieve good results,” Okada said.

Meanwhile, Park, who graduated from Daegu High School and was drafted by the Samsung Lions in 2004, led a generational change in Samsung’s batting lineup in 2008 토토사이트 추천 and was instrumental in the team’s four consecutive unified championships from 2011 to 2014.

In 2016, he moved to the NC Dinos, where he was a key player in the 2020 team, leading them to their first inaugural title. Until last year, he played in 1697 games in the first team, batting .287 (5363 hits, 1537 runs) with 269 home runs, 1041 RBIs and 882 runs scored. He earned a spot on the 2017 WBC squad, his first as a professional, and won the Golden Glove at third base in 2014 and 2015.

Off the field,

He has consistently supported baseball players from elementary, middle, and high schools in the NC area, donated KRW 600 million to the Youth Baseball Foundation, and donated KRW 200 million to the bereaved families of the Yangsan rope fall victims and the Gangwon-do wildfires, and has spread warmth to his neighbors throughout his professional career.

In 2020, Park was awarded the Golden Glove of Love, which is given to the baseball player with the highest level of social contribution by the Social Welfare Foundation. After retiring from active baseball last year, Park has been serving as the Yomiuri Development Coach this season.

“I’ve loved Japanese baseball since I was a kid, 사설 토토사이트 and I’ve thought a lot about how to do well in Japan. I always wanted to go to Japan to study and coach if I became a coach, and I’m glad I went to Japan. I was most impressed by the solid fundamentals,” he said.

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