KBO appoints Oh Seok-hwan as new chairman

The Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) announced today that it has appointed Future Umpire Development Commissioner Oh Seok-hwan as its new chairman.

Oh joined the KBO as an umpire in 1990 and served as a KBO League umpire until 2013. He then served as the KBO Future Umpire Development Committee from 2014 to 2023.

Meanwhile, the umpire committee held its first winter training for five days from December 4 to 8 last year. The training focused on adapting to the pitch clock and ABS, which are new to the KBO this season.

For the pitch clock adaptation training, the umpires practiced measuring the timer by situation and communicating with the umpires in real time. 바카라사이트 For the ABS training, we trained on adapting radios and earphones and familiarizing ourselves with what to do in case of an error.

Considering the characteristics of both systems, which use electronic equipment, simulations were conducted as if they were actual matches to prevent delays due to equipment problems and communication errors.

The referee committee will continue to do its best to ensure fair and accurate game management.

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