Kao Kuo-ching

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Kao Kuo-ching
2008TaipeiGameShow Day3 IGS Uni-Lions Kuo-ching Kao.jpg
Uni-President Lions – No. 68
First baseman
Born: October 6, 1978 (1978-10-06) (age 36)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
March 3, 2004 for the Uni-President Lions
Career statistics
(through 2012)
Games 886
Batting average 0.307
Hits 1030
Home runs 90
RBIs 535
Stolen bases 18
Teams
Career highlights and awards
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Kao.

Kao Kuo-ching (traditional Chinese: 高國慶; simplified Chinese: 高国庆; pinyin: Gāo Guóqìng; Wade–Giles: Kao1 Kuo2 Ching4; born October 6, 1978) is a Taiwanese baseball player who currently plays for Uni-President Lions of Chinese Professional Baseball League as first baseman. He is also the Lions' captain since the season of 2007. He has also played for the Taiwan national baseball teamin 2008 Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament.[1]

He refused to sigh a long-term contract with Uni-President Lions, having the confidence that he will perform better next season.[2]

Before 2013 season, he claimed that he did not regret about not signing a long-term with Uni-President Lions last season.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

year team games AB H HR RBI SB BB SO TB GDP BA
2004 Uni-President Lions 99 301 72 12 34 10 37 68 128 15 0.239
2005 Uni-President Lions 99 358 112 5 52 2 30 63 153 17 0.313
2006 Uni-President Lions 82 291 82 3 26 2 19 38 111 11 0.282
2007 Uni-President Lions 100 425 152 20 89 0 30 51 238 20 0.358
2008 Uni-President Lions 96 395 131 7 74 0 32 49 184 10 0.332
2009 Uni-President Lions 70 277 98 5 47 0 23 37 131 13 0.354
2010 Uni-President Lions 106 408 111 3 47 1 48 63 142 14 0.272
2011 Uni-President Lions 120 472 157 22 84 2 53 64 260 14 0.333
2012 Uni-President Lions 114 432 115 13 82 1 52 67 183 16 0.266
TOTAL 9years 886 3359 1030 90 535 18 324 500 1530 130 0.307

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taiwan secures final Olympic baseball berth". The China Post. 14 March 2008. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "中華職棒/高國慶加薪9萬、今年月薪35萬 本季第5高". nownews. 17 January 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "面對失敗 高國慶不悔婉拒複數約". nownews. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
Awards
Preceded by
Lin En-yu(林恩宇)
CPBL MVP of the Year Award
2007
Succeeded by
Mike Johnson
Preceded by
Chang Tai-shan(張泰山)
CPBL Hit Champion Award
2007
Succeeded by
Chen Kuan-jen(陳冠任)