Oh Seung-hwan and Choi Hyeong-woo challenge for KBO’s ‘oldest title’ despite overcoming odds

‘21 saves’ Samsung Oh Seung-hwan cruises to become the oldest salvation king in Korea, the U.S., and Japan Choi Hyung-woo, ‘No. 1 in KBO career RBIs’, ranked first in RBIs for the season with 12 RBIs in the last three games.

Samsung Lions unwavering closing pitcher Oh Seung-hwan

Oh Seung-hwan (Samsung Lions), born in 1982 and the oldest professional baseball pitcher, is a legendary figure in Korean baseball who has already left numerous traces.

This year, he will challenge for the title of KBO League’s oldest relief king and the first ’40s relief king’ in Korea, the United States, and Japan.

Oh Seung-hwan, who added a save in the game against Changwon NC Dinos on the 14th, is active this season with 30 games, 1 win, 2 losses, 21 saves, and an average ERA of 1.67. 슬롯사이트

There is only one blown save this season, and she ranks first in saves three times more than second place Jeong Hae-young (KIA Tigers, 18 saves).

Recently, in place of the nickname ‘Stone Buddha’, a meme (popular Internet content) showing the obsession with making at least one more save has spread widely, giving baseball fans a different kind of enjoyment.

If Seung-Hwan Oh, who will soon turn 42, maintains the top spot in saves until the end of the season, he will break his own record as the oldest relief king in KBO League history (44 saves) in 2021.

Considering his recent stable performance and Samsung’s good results, it’s hard to believe he’s surpassed his age. It’s a milestone worth looking forward to.

Additionally, if Oh Seung-hwan, whose birthday is July 15th, adds saves after July 19th of this year, he will surpass Lim Chang-yong’s record as the oldest saver in the KBO League (42 years, 3 days).

Even if you turn to the United States and Japan, there are not many players like Oh Seung-hwan who have performed at the top of the league even after the age of 40.

The oldest save king in the American Major League is MLB Hall of Famer Trevor Hoffman, famous for his ‘Hell’s Bells.’

In 2006, while playing for the San Diego Padres, Hoffman recorded 46 saves at the age of 38, earning him the title of oldest player.

In Japanese professional baseball, Hitoki Iwase (former Chunichi Dragons), who is familiar to Korean baseball fans, is the oldest save king at age 38, established with 33 saves in 2012. 메이저사이트 While Oh Seung-hwan shows ‘unbreakable and unbreakable power’ as a pitcher, Choi Hyeong-woo (KIA Tigers) writes a legend as a fielder.

Choi Hyung-woo showed off his explosive problem-solving ability with 4 hits and 6 RBIs in 5 at-bats, including a home run, in the game against Suwon KT Wiz on the 14th.

Choi Hyung-woo, who already holds the title of No. 1 in total RBIs in the KBO League, surpassed 1,600 RBIs for the first time in history with a total of 1,604 RBIs.

Choi Hyung-woo is challenging for his third career RBI title, following 2011 and 2016.

Choi Hyung-woo, born in 1983 and in his 40th season this year, recorded 62 RBIs, surpassing Kang Baek-ho (KT, 59 RBIs) to become the league’s RBI leader.

Choi Hyung-woo showed off his driving ability by scoring as many as 12 RBIs in the last three games.

The record for the oldest RBI in KBO League history was held by Larry Sutton, former manager of the Lotte Giants.

Sutton became the RBI leader at the age of 35 with 102 RBIs as a member of the Hyundai Unicorns in 2005.

In MLB, David Ortiz played for the Boston Red Sox in 2016, his retirement season, and took first place with 128 RBIs at the age of 40, making him the oldest player.

In Japanese professional baseball, Tuffy Rose also recorded 118 RBIs as a member of the Orix Buffaloes in 2008, his 40th season, becoming the RBI leader. 토토사이트 순위

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