KT’s Kim Byung-hee ‘Goodbye to the Ground’ ends 10-year professional career

KT Wiz infielder Kim Byung-hee is ending his playing career. KT announced on Monday that Kim Byung-hee has decided to retire from baseball.

Kim was selected by KT in the second round (13th overall) of the 2014 KBO Rookie Draft after playing for Incheon Dongsango and Dongguk University. He wore the KT uniform as a founding member.

His KBO career numbers so far are 2-for-34 (162 at-bats) with seven home runs, 21 RBIs, 28 runs scored and three stolen bases in 113 games. While he didn’t play a lot of games, Byung-hwi Kim was instrumental in helping KT win its first overall title in the 2021 season.

He appeared in 34 games at the time, batting 2-for-8 with 15 runs (52 at-bats), five home runs and 13 RBIs. The club said, “Byung-hee Kim led an exemplary life on and off the field and served as an example to his juniors.”

“I’ve been playing baseball for 24 years, including my professional career, and I’ve worked really hard without compromising myself,” Kim said through the organization, “so I have no regrets.”스포츠토토

He added, “I played with pride as a founding member of KT. I had a lot of injuries while playing baseball, but I want to tell myself that I really struggled to overcome them without giving up.” “It’s cool and scary, but I think it’s cooler. I am also very grateful to the fans who supported me,” he said on his retirement.

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