Like America and Canada, Korea has had a love of food at baseball games since the Korean Baseball Organization's inaugural season in 1982. Much akin to Duke Snider's statement that hot dogs taste better at the ballpark than at home, chicken and beer, or chimaek (치맥) as it is more commonly known, has held similar… Continue reading KBO Players Pitching-In For Pig-Feet
I'm sure most of you living in Korea are not working today. August 15th is Independence Day, and that means baseball starts at the slightly earlier time of....eh....6pm! The weather is still too hot during the day for the KBO to even consider a 2pm start, which is a pity, because the earlier games around… Continue reading Independence Day baseball!
Among the teams in the KBO, very few teams have had as tragic a history in as short of a time as the Suwon kt Wiz. Following joining the league as an expansion team in the 2015 season the wiz have finished last out of ten teams for two seasons in a row, and if their… Continue reading Lee DaeHyung Out For Eight Months
On this week's special episode, we sat down with LG Twins pitcher David Huff to discuss his time in the MLB and the KBO. We also met up with Matthew Care to discuss the latest in the KBO, including video reviews and much more. Don't forget to subscribe to us on iTunes. Check it out!… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 17
Following Major League Baseball's implementation of instant replay technology in 2008, and it's subsequent upgrade to the modern day system in 2014, many other countries have followed suit in an effort to improve their domestic leagues. When asked for his opinion on video replay technology before his 5000th game, MLB umpire Joe West said to… Continue reading Teething Problems With KBO’s New Instant Replay System
Now that the 2017 All Star break is over, we can look forward to the second half of what has been an enthralling season so far. The Kia Tigers defied the critics by marching to the summit and then staying there. Doosan Bears, back-to-back champions, have been stuck in 3rd gear but remain a decent… Continue reading The 2017 Korean Series champions are…..?
On a hot and humid night in Busan on Sunday, July 9th a man stands up from the place he has occupied in the bullpen for the past two nights since his call-up from the Futures League and begins to warm up. The last out has just been recorded in the top of the seventh,… Continue reading Jo JeongHun Returns To Action In The KBO After Seven Years
It's draft season in the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) once again. The time of year when teams look to the future and try to bolster the gaps in their rosters, or try to find the diamond in the rough who will go on to be the next great star of the league. There are two… Continue reading The Korean Baseball Organization Reveals The 2018 First Round Territorial Draft Picks