The Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) announced on Nov. 21 that they have appointed Kim Yong-hee (68), a member of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO)’s game operations committee, as manager of the Futures (second team).
“He has the ability to communicate across generations, has an autonomous baseball philosophy to develop strong competitiveness among players themselves, and has various administrative experiences,” Lotte said in explaining the appointment.
Kim Futures is a former franchise star who has played for Lotte since the beginning of the KBO and was nicknamed “Mr. All-Star” during his playing days.
He began his coaching career with Lotte in 1989 as a playing coach, became the first-team hitting coach, and served as Lotte’s manager from 1994 to 1998.
He then went on to manage the Samsung Lions before returning to Lotte in 2002, where he served in various capacities before leaving again in 2006 as the second team manager.
This time, he is returning to his parent club Lotte after 17 years.
Since then, 카지노사이트 he has served as a commentator, head coach of the SK Wyverns (now SSG Landers), and most recently as a KBO match commissioner.
“I feel a great sense of responsibility,” said Kim Futures. With my years of leadership experience and administrative experience at the KBO Secretariat, I will help Lotte create a thick development system.”
Lee Sung-gon, who played for the Doosan Bears and Samsung Lions before joining the Hanwha Eagles this year, will begin his coaching career as an assistant hitting coach for the Lotte Futures.
In addition to Lee, Lotte has named Lee Byung-gyu (hitting), Lim Kyung-wan and Lee Jae-yul (pitching), Baek Yong-hwan (battery), Moon Kyu-hyun (defense), and Kim Pyung-ho (first base) as coaches for the Futures staff.
Lotte said, “We will focus on establishing a ‘farm system’ to secure future competitiveness. The goal is to create a structure that can continuously develop and supply the team’s internal resources.”
The team’s final training session, which has been underway under the watchful eye of new coach Kim Tae-hyung since the 25th of last month, will end on the 25th of this month.
Following the inactive period, Lotte will hold a rookie camp at the Sangdong Baseball Stadium in Gimhae from Dec. 5 to Jan. 31 next year to train new players in physical fitness, skills and knowledge.
Meanwhile, Lotte has appointed Coach Cho Moo-geun to be in charge of the “Drive Line” program, which aims to increase pitchers’ fastballs through scientific body structure analysis.
“Drive Line, which improves the overall performance and efficiency of the body, is a program that many players are interested in participating in. It is expected to prevent injuries and increase restraint through proper utilization of the body.” 바카라사이트