Former national team second baseman Jeong Geun-woo (41, retired) has been appointed as the coach of the women’s baseball team.

An official familiar with women’s baseball told Sports Seoul, “On the 19th, Jung Geun-woo’s appointment as the national women’s baseball team coach was confirmed.”

Coach Yang Sang-moon of the women’s national baseball team emphasized, “I will bring in a person with skills and reputation as a coach.” The main character is Jung Geun-woo. Jung Geun-woo will serve as both defense and hitting coach.

Called the ‘Devil’s second baseman’, 카지노 Jeong Geun-woo is a player who made a mark in Korean baseball history. After debuting with SK Wyverns (currently SSG Landers) in 2005 and retiring in 2020 after passing through Hanwha and LG, he won the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2009 WBC runner-up, and 2015 Premier 12 championship, and was at the peak of Korean baseball. He was also selected as one of the 40 Legends of the 40th anniversary of the KBO League last year. Recently, it is contributing to the activation of amateur baseball through various broadcasts.

Along with Jeong Geun-woo, Lee Dong-hyeon (40), SBS Sports commentator, was also appointed as the women’s baseball team coach. Commentator Lee made his debut for the LG Twins in 2001 and played 701 games in the KBO League as a ‘franchise’ star who played only for LG for 19 years, recording 53 wins, 47 losses, 41 saves, and an average ERA of 4.06 with 113 holds. Commentator Lee attended the ‘Women’s Baseball Clinic’ at the end of last year and received a great response from the women’s baseball players for her careful and passionate guidance.

In addition, Coach Jeong Yong-woon, a former KIA/LG pitcher and coach of the women’s national team last year, and Bang Soon-jin, a first-generation women’s baseball team trainer who is in charge of the players’ condition, will also be on hand. Yang Sang Moon-ho, who has completed the composition of the coaching staff, selects a roster through the national team selection match between late February and early March, and then participates in the women’s baseball Asian Cup in May.

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