2009 Korea Professional Baseball season

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CJ Magumagu Pro Baseball 2009
Logo of CJ Magu Magu 2009 Pro Baseball Season
League Korea Professional Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 4, 2009 – October 24, 2009
Regular Season
Season champions KIA Tigers
Season MVP Kim Sang-Hyun (KIA)
League Postseason
Semiplayoff champions Doosan Bears
  Semiplayoff runners-up Lotte Giants
Playoff champions SK Wyverns
  Playoff runners-up Doosan Bears
Korean Series
Korean Series champions KIA Tigers
  Runners-up SK Wyverns
Korean Series MVP Na Ji-Wan (KIA)
KBO seasons

The 2009 Korea Professional Baseball season is the 28th season in the history of the KBO. The KIA Tigers won the regular season and Korean series.

Format[edit]

Season Format[edit]

  • Regular Season: 133 games for each team
  • Semiplayoff: Regular Season 3rd place vs. Regular Season 4th place - Best of 5
  • Playoff: Regular Season 2nd place vs. Semiplayoff winner - Best of 5
  • Korean Series: Regular Season 1st place vs. Playoff winner - Best of 7

Final standings[edit]

  • Champion (1st place): Korean Series winner
  • Runner-up (2nd place): Korean Series loser
  • 3rd–8th place: Sort by Regular Season record except teams to play in the Korean Series

Pre-Season[edit]

Rank Team W L D Pct. GB
1 Lotte Giants 11 1 0 0.917 -
2 LG Twins 9 3 0 0.750 2.0
3 Doosan Bears 8 4 0 0.667 3.0
4 Hanwha Eagles 5 7 0 0.417 6.0
5 Kia Tigers 5 8 0 0.385 6.5
6 SK Wyverns 5 9 0 0.357 7.0
7 Nexen Heroes 4 8 0 0.333 7.0
8 Samsung Lions 3 10 0 0.231 8.5

Regular season[edit]

Rank[1] Team G W D L Pct. GB
1 Kia Tigers 133 81 4 48 0.609 -
2 SK Wyverns 133 80 6 47 0.602 1
3 Doosan Bears 133 71 2 60 0.534 10
4 Lotte Giants 133 66 0 67 0.496 15
5 Samsung Lions 133 64 0 69 0.481 17
6 Nexen Heroes 133 60 1 72 0.451 21
7 LG Twins 133 54 4 75 0.406 27
8 Hanwha Eagles 133 46 3 84 0.341 35
Pennant Race Winner

KIA Tigers

Post-Season[edit]

Semiplayoff[edit]

Doosan Bears win the series, 3-1

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Doosan Bears 2 - 7 Lotte Giants September 29 Jamsil Baseball Stadium 29,000 (Sellout)
2 Doosan Bears 6 - 0 Lotte Giants September 30 Jamsil Baseball Stadium 29,000 (Sellout)
3 Lotte Giants 3 - 12 Doosan Bears October 2 Sajik Baseball Stadium 28,500 (Sellout)
4 Lotte Giants 5 - 9 Doosan Bears October 3 Sajik Baseball Stadium 28,500 (Sellout)

Playoff[edit]

SK Wyverns win the series, 3-2

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 SK Wyverns 2 - 3 Doosan Bears October 7 Munhak Baseball Stadium 21,078
2 SK Wyverns 1 - 4 Doosan Bears October 8 Munhak Baseball Stadium 20,627
3 Doosan Bears 1 - 3 SK Wyverns October 10 Jamsil Baseball Stadium 29,000 (Sellout)
4 Doosan Bears 3 - 8 SK Wyverns October 11 Jamsil Baseball Stadium 29,000 (Sellout)
5 SK Wyverns 14 - 3 Doosan Bears [2] October 14 Munhak Baseball Stadium 27,800 (Sellout)

Korean Series[edit]

Main article: 2009 Korean Series

KIA Tigers win the series, 4-3

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 KIA Tigers 5 - 3 SK Wyverns October 16 Moodeung Stadium 13,400 (Sellout)
2 KIA Tigers 2 - 1 SK Wyverns October 17 Moodeung Stadium 13,400 (Sellout)
3 SK Wyverns 11 - 6 KIA Tigers October 19 Munhak Baseball Stadium 27,800 (Sellout)
4 SK Wyverns 4 - 3 KIA Tigers October 20 Munhak Baseball Stadium 27,800 (Sellout)
5 KIA Tigers 3 - 0 SK Wyverns October 22 Jamsil Baseball Stadium 29,000 (Sellout)
6 SK Wyverns 3 - 2 KIA Tigers October 23 Jamsil Baseball Stadium 29,000 (sellout)[3]
7 KIA Tigers 6 - 5 SK Wyverns [4] October 24 Jamsil Baseball Stadium 29,000 (Sellout)
2009 Korean Series Winner

KIA Tigers
Tenth title

Final standings[edit]

Place Team
1 KIA Tigers
2 SK Wyverns
3 Doosan Bears
4 Lotte Giants
5 Samsung Lions
6 Nexen Heroes
7 LG Twins
8 Hanwha Eagles

Statistics[edit]

Teams statistics[edit]

Final [1]

Team Team BA Team ERA Runs Scored Runs Allowed HR
KIA Tigers .267 3.92 706 581 156
SK Wyverns .285 3.67 732 550 166
Doosan Bears .280 4.60 722 662 120
Lotte Giants .277 4.75 637 669 121
Samsung Lions .275 4.98 685 700 146
Nexen Heroes .272 5.40 683 762 153
LG Twins .278 5.42 670 763 129
Hanwha Eagles .269 5.70 657 805 164

Personal statistics[edit]

Hitters TOP
Category Player Record
AVG Park Yong-taik (LG Twins) 0.372
HR Kim Sang-Hyun (Kia Tigers) 36
RBI Kim Sang-Hyun (Kia Tigers) 127
R Jeong Keun-Woo (SK Wyverns)
Hee-seop Choi (Kia Tigers)
98
H Kim Hyun-Soo (Doosan Bears) 172
SB Lee Dae Hyeong (LG Twins) 64
Pitchers TOP
Category Player Record
W Yoon Sung-Hwan (Samsung Lions)
Cho Jung-Hoon (Lotte Giants)
Aquilino López (Kia Tigers)
14
ERA Kim Kwang-Hyun (SK Wyverns) 2.80
SO Ryu Hyun-Jin (Hanwha Eagles) 188
IP Aquilino López (Kia Tigers) 19013
SV Jon Adkins (Lotte Giants)
Lee Yong-Chan (Doosan Bears)
26
HLD Kwon Hyuk (Samsung Lions) 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Korean) 2009시즌 팀 순위. Accessed 2009-08-13. Archived 2009-08-15.
  2. ^ (Korean) SK 14-3 두산 격파… 한국시리즈 진출
  3. ^ (Korean) Highest post-season revenue intake for one game [1]
  4. ^ (Korean) (KS Game 7) Na Ji-Wan 'goodbye home run'…KIA, realize tenth title great ambition

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