In 2003, Shim Jeong-soo, who hit 53 home runs and competed with Doosan coach Lee Seung-yeop in the ‘home run competition of the century’, was nicknamed ‘Hercules’ and recorded 329 home runs in total.
When he was at the peak of his skills, he tried to advance to the big leagues, such as participating in major league spring camp, but he failed.
[Shim Jeong-soo (interview in 2003): Right now, my heart is full of dreams for the major leagues from head to toe.] The time is approaching for the son to fulfill his father
‘s unfulfilled dream.
The Arizona team selected Shim Jeong-soo’s second son, slugger Kevin Shim, from San Diego University with the 148th overall pick in the 5th round of the rookie draft.
Kevin Shim, whose Korean name is Shim Jong-hyun, is a promising player who has been recognized for his long-range hitting power and all-weather defense, hitting double-digit homers for the past two years in a row.온라인카지노
Especially last month, at the ‘Draft Combine’, an event that verifies the skills of draft players,
[Kevin Sim/San Diego University 3rd year: I worked really hard. I really want to get a chance to play in the big leagues.]
If Kevin Shim concludes his contract with the Arizona club during this month, he will be immediately assigned to the rookie league and start a full-fledged challenge for the big leagues.