Yonhap News sports writer Jeeho Yoo joins the podcast this week to give his thoughts on the Korean team selected for the Asia Games this summer and the World Cup. Also, Brian and Andrew sit back down in front of the Dome to discuss World Cup excitement in Korea and if it will have any… Continue reading GSKBO S2E12 – Jeeho Yoo, Asia Games, and the World Cup?
This week, former US Ambassador to Korea Mark Lippert joins the podcast to share his memories of baseball in Korea and his prized KBO uniform collection. Sam Finn from the Australian Baseball League talks to Andrew about the expansion of the ABL which includes the admission of a Korean-only baseball team to start this November.… Continue reading GSKBO S2E10 – Mr. Ambassador and Baseball Down Under
10 years ago this summer, South Korea won the Olympic gold medal at men's baseball in Beijing and completely changed the perception of the sport in this country forever. MyKBO's Danny Kurtz shares his memories of the tournament, and discusses the players who went on to bigger things and, sadly, those who fell away. Matt… Continue reading GSKBO S2E9 – A game-changing moment for Korean baseball
In this shortened episode, Matt is away and Brian is back. Brian gives a glimpse into the audio editing world, Andrew and Brian give their thoughts on why there are so many home runs so far this season, and they also get into LG Twins starter, Henry Sosa's success. If you haven’t already, subscribe to… Continue reading GSKBO S2E8 – Cork in the Wood
This week, Andrew and Matt ran into Thomas St. John at a game between kt wiz and Doosan Bears in Jamsil Stadium. So they did what any sane person would and recorded a podcast. In a week in which copyright has become a major talking point in the league, Thomas spoke owning the rights to… Continue reading GSKBO S2E7 – St. John in the Stadium
This week Matt catches up with former KBO pitcher and current Nexen Heroes coach Brandon Knight. They discuss Brandon's experiences of pitching in multiple leagues, his views on life in Korea, and what he is up to now. *Brandon Knight talking with starting pitcher Esmil Rogers (above) and has a meeting on the mound (below).… Continue reading GSKBO S2E6 – Brandon Knight
On April 20th 2018, the Seoul-based Doosan Bears and the Gwangju-based KIA Tigers met for the first time since the 2017 Korean Series. The Tigers, without a championship success in 8 years, needed just 5 games to dethrone the Bears, who were going for 3 straight Series wins. Last weekend, Doosan exerted some revenge, taking… Continue reading Doosan Bears v KIA Tigers. In pictures and videos.
This week, Andrew and Brian have a chat about the excellent pitching duel in the Gocheok Sky Dome between the Nexen Heroes and NC Dinos. They also give their thoughts on the recent air quality issues in Korea and how they have affected KBO games. Finally, the LG Twins are stealing signs and they don't… Continue reading GSKBO S2E5 – Jaguar Seats
By the close of the 2nd inning on Thursday, the long suffering Hanwha Eagles fans were facing the prospect of a record being broken and, unusually for them, in their favour. They'd waited 2083 days to sweep the KIA Tigers, defending KBO champions. And they were doing it in style. Hector Noesi, KIA's 2 million… Continue reading Glorious Hanbat could soon be the last of the old KBO ballparks.
This week Brian and Matt have a chat about Matt's recent article outlining the Lotte Giants' struggles. They also catch-up with Eric McDaniel a player and coach for the Seoul Journeymen, an Independent Baseball League team. Andrew joins the fun on the phone from Daejeon, where he witnessed a Kia Tigers thrashing, courtesy of the… Continue reading GSKBO S2E4 – Hodges and McDaniel