Park Kyung-oan

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Park Kyung-Oan
SK Wyverns – No. 26
Catcher
Born: (1972-07-11) July 11, 1972 (age 42)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
KBO: 1991 for the Ssangbangwool Raiders
KBO statistics
(through 2013)
Batting average .249
Home runs 314
RBI 995
Teams

As player

As manager

Park Kyung-oan
Medal record
Competitor for  South Korea
Men's baseball
Olympic Games
Bronze 2000 Sydney Team
World Baseball Classic
Silver 2009 Los Angeles Team
Park Kyung-oan
Hangul 박경완
Hanja 朴勍完
Revised Romanization Bak Gyeongwan
McCune–Reischauer Pak Kyŏngwan
This is a Korean name; the family name is Park.

Park Kyung-Wan (born July 11, 1972 in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea) is a former South Korean baseball catcher and Current General 2nd manager of SK Wyverns in the Korea Baseball Organization. and former Olympic bronze medalist.

Professional career[edit]

1991-1997[edit]

Park started out his career as a member of the Ssangbangwool Raiders.

1998-2002[edit]

Park was then traded to the Hyundai Unicorns, where he played for the next 5 seasons. It was there where he had his arguably best season of his career, hitting 0.282 and 40 home runs in one season.

2009[edit]

Park represented the Korean national baseball team in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, leading his team to second place. A four-time Golden Glove winner, Park is considered by many to be one of the best catchers in Korean baseball history.

2010[edit]

In his 2010 season, Park became the first catcher in Korean baseball history to accomplish 300 career home runs.

2013[edit]

Since 2013, Park has worked as a General 2nd Manager for the SK Wyverns.

Awards[edit]

  • 1996 Golden Glove
  • 1998 Golden Glove
  • 2000 Golden Glove
  • 2007 Golden Glove

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