from active duty “sorry for not living up to fans’ expectations”
The Doosan Bears of the Korean baseball organization announced on Feb. 22 that infielder Shin Sung-hyun (32) 사설토토 will retire from active duty.
Shin joined the Hanwha Eagles as a developmental player in 2015 from Kyoto Kokusai High School in Japan, and was considered a promising prospect in 2016, hitting .278 with eight home runs.
In April 2017, Shin donned a Doosan uniform in a one-for-one trade for catcher Choi Jae-hoon, but he struggled to make an impact after joining Doosan and didn’t play more than 20 games a season until 2020.
In 287 professional games, 스포츠토토맨 Shin hit .217 with 16 home runs, 59 RBIs, and 75 runs scored.
Shin said, “It wasn’t easy to choose to hang up my favorite professional uniform. I made this decision to prepare for my second life,” said Shin on his retirement.
“I remember all the good and bad moments. I am very sorry that I could not meet the expectations of the Doosan fans, who supported me more than anyone else.” He thanked the Doosan fans and said, “I will not forget their support no matter what position I am in in the future.”
Meanwhile, Doosan will provide frontline training to Shin Sung-hyun, 토토 who has been an inspiration to his juniors.