Lo Kuo-chong

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lo.
Lo Kuo-Chong
Kuo-Chong Lo.jpg
TOPCO Falcons – No. Retired
Shortstop
Born: September 16, 1965 (1965-09-16) (age 49)
Hsinchu, Taiwan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
March 15, 1994 for the Uni-President Lions
Career statistics
(through 2002)
Games 740
Batting average 0.251
Hits 649
Home runs 1
RBIs 235
Stolen bases 50
Teams
Olympic medal record
Men’s Baseball
Silver 1992 Barcelona Team

Lo Kuo-Chong (simplified Chinese: 罗国璋; traditional Chinese: 羅國璋; pinyin: Luó Guózhāng; born September 16, 1965 in Hsinchu, Taiwan, also spelled Lo Kuo-chang) is a retired Taiwanese professional baseball player and currently a baseball coach. He had been well known for his excellent fielding ability, which was demonstrated by setting CPBL's record of did not error in a streak of continuous 153 fielding chances during his rookie 1994 season, and was a frequent member of the Chinese Taipei national baseball team from mid-1980s to early 1990s, participating the 1988 and 1992 Summer Olympics where he won a silver medal in 1992.

After the 1992 Olympics Lo joined then amateur Sampo Giants in anticipation to join CPBL the next year. However his hope temporarily vanished when CPBL rejected Sampo Giants's application late in 1992. Lo later sought to join Uni-President Lions before the 1994 CPBL season, and stayed with the team to date, originally as player (1994~2002) and later as fielding coach (since 2003 to date). He was also briefly promoted as the team's acting manager in mid-2007 for two months.

Trivia[edit]

  • He won the 1996 CPBL Rookie of the Year award at the age of 31, therefore was jokingly referred to as old man of the year (Chinese: 老人王) by commentators and players.

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