List of Major League Baseball players from South Korea

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This is an alphabetical list of baseball players from South Korea who have played in Major League Baseball since 1994.

Players[edit]

Name Debut Final Game Position Teams Ref
Cha Seung Baek August 8, 2004 September 28, 2008 Pitcher Seattle Mariners (2004, 2006–08), San Diego Padres (2008–2009) [1]
Bong Jung-keun April 23, 2002 June 20, 2004 Pitcher Atlanta Braves (2002–2003), Cincinnati Reds (2004) [2]
Cho Jin-ho July 4, 1998 July 30, 1999 Pitcher Boston Red Sox (1998–1999) [3]
Hee-seop Choi September 3, 2002 October 2, 2005 Infielder Chicago Cubs (2002–2003), Florida Marlins (2004), Los Angeles Dodgers (2004–2005) [4]
Shin-Soo Choo April 21, 2005 Active Outfielder Seattle Mariners (2005–2006), Cleveland Indians (2006–2012), Cincinnati Reds (2013), Texas Rangers (2014–present) [5]
Byung-Hyun Kim May 29, 1999 September 28, 2007 Pitcher Arizona Diamondbacks (1999–2003), Boston Red Sox (2003–2004), Colorado Rockies (2005–2007), Florida Marlins (2007), Arizona Diamondbacks (2007) [6]
Sun-Woo Kim June 15, 2001 September 7, 2006 Pitcher Boston Red Sox (2001–2002), Montreal Expos (2003–2004), Washington Nationals (2005), Colorado Rockies (2005–2006), Cincinnati Reds (2006) [7]
Koo Dae-Sung April 4, 2005 August 20, 2005 Pitcher New York Mets (2005) [8]
Lee Sang-Hoon June 29, 2000 October 1, 2000 Pitcher Boston Red Sox (2000) [9]
Lim Chang-Yong September 7, 2013 September 16, 2013 Pitcher Chicago Cubs (2013) [10]
Chan Ho Park April 8, 1994 October 1, 2010 Pitcher Los Angeles Dodgers (1994–2001), Texas Rangers (2002–2005), San Diego Padres (2005–2006), New York Mets (2007), Los Angeles Dodgers (2008), Philadelphia Phillies (2009), New York Yankees (2010), Pittsburgh Pirates (2010) [11]
Hyun-Jin Ryu April 2, 2013 Active Pitcher Los Angeles Dodgers (2013–present) [12]
Jae Kuk Ryu May 14, 2006 April 9, 2008 Pitcher Chicago Cubs (2006), Tampa Bay Rays (2007–2008), San Diego Padres (2009), Texas Rangers (2010) [13]
Jae Weong Seo July 21, 2002 May 29, 2007 Pitcher New York Mets (2002–2005), Los Angeles Dodgers (2006), Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2006–2007) [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cha Seung Baek". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-05-25. 
  2. ^ "Jung Bong". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  3. ^ "Jin Ho Cho". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  4. ^ "Hee Seop Choi". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  5. ^ "Shin-soo Choo". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-02-26. 
  6. ^ "Byung-Hyun Kim". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  7. ^ "Sun-Woo Kim". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  8. ^ "Dae-Sung Koo". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  9. ^ "Sang-Hoon Lee". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  10. ^ "Chang-Yong Lim". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-12-15. 
  11. ^ "Chan Ho Park". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  12. ^ "Hyun-jin Ryu". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 
  13. ^ "Jae Kuk Ryu". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  14. ^ "Jae Weong Seo". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 

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