Park Seok-min (38, NC Dinos) ends his 20-year professional career.
An official from the professional baseball NC team said on the 29th, “Seok-min Park announced his intention to retire to the club early this month. Although we were unable to discuss details because the team was in the postseason, we decided to accept Seok-min Park’s intention.”
Park Seok-min also said in a phone call with Yonhap News, “After being left out of the first team lineup in July due to an injury, I decided to retire because I thought I could no longer help the team. I told coach Kang In-kwon and the club at the end of the season.” revealed.
Park Seok-min was a top third baseman.
His first-team personal career records are 1,697 games, a batting average of 0.287, 269 home runs, and 1,041 RBI. He showed off his versatile ability, recording an on-base percentage of 0.402 and a slugging percentage of 0.491.
He won the Third Base Golden Glove Award in 2014 and 2015, and also enjoyed the joy of winning the Korean Series five times with the Samsung Lions (2005, 2011-2014) and once with NC (2020).
Park Seok-min, who began his professional career by joining the Samsung Lions as a first-round pick in 2004, has been playing as Samsung’s starting infielder since 2008 after completing his military service.
Ahead of the 2016 season, Park Seok-min signed a free agent (FA) contract with NC for up to 9.6 billion won over four years, the highest amount in the KBO league at the time.
In 2020, he again qualified as a free agent and signed a 2+1 year contract with NC worth up to 3.4 billion won.
메이저사이트Park Seok-min, who played a leading role in NC’s first integrated championship since its founding in 2020, has since stepped down from his starting position. In 2021, he was also disciplined for violating new coronavirus infection (Corona 19) quarantine rules.
Park Seok-min, who suffered from injuries and poor performance this season and had a batting average of only 0.193 in 30 games, eventually