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Friday, August 26, 2022

MLB, MLBPA to participate in ‘Korea Series’ in November

MLB will head to South Korea for the four-game “2022 Korea Series,” featuring Major Leaguers and players of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), from November 9th-16th, as announced today by Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA). The event will be hosted in Busan at the Busan Sajik Baseball Stadium on November 11th-12th and at Seoul’s Gocheok Sky Dome on November 14th-15th.

The Korea Series will mark the first time that Major League players have traveled to the country to play games since 1922, when a group that included Casey Stengel, Waite Hoyt, Herb Pennock and others traveled to Asia to play in Japan, South Korea and China.

“Major League Baseball is excited to travel to Busan and Seoul for this historic series,” said MLB Chief Operations & Strategy Officer Chris Marinak. “This tour is the next step of MLB’s plan to deliver regular baseball events in Korea in the coming years and follows our upcoming Home Run Derby X, scheduled for September 17th in Seoul. South Korea’s rich baseball tradition has produced many accomplished Major League players, including All-Stars Chan Ho Park and Shin-Soo Choo, as well as current Blue Jays pitcher Hyun Jin Ryu and Rays first baseman Ji-Man Choi. We thank J-One and the KBO for partnering with us and the MLBPA on this great event.”

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 26, 2022 at 04:02 PM | 5 comment(s)
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