Hur Kyoung-min

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Hur Kyoung-min
Doosan Bears – No. 13
Born: (1990-08-26) August 26, 1990 (age 28)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
KBO debut
April 8, 2012, for the Doosan Bears
KBO statistics
(through 2018 season)
Batting average.292
Home runs22
Medal record
Men's baseball
Representing  South Korea
2015 WBSC Premier12
Gold medal – first place 2015 Tokyo Team

Hur Kyoung-min (Hangul: 허경민, Hanja: 許敬民) (born August 26, 1990 in Gwangju) is a shortstop who plays for the Doosan Bears in the South Korean professional baseball league. He bats and throws right-handed.

Amateur career[edit]

While attending Gwangju Jaeil High School, Hur was considered one of the Big 4 shortstops in the Korean high school baseball league along with future KBO stars An Chi-Hong, Kim Sang-Su and Oh Ji-Hwan.

In 2008, Hur was selected for the South Korea national junior baseball team again to compete at the World Junior Baseball Championship, where they claimed their fifth tournament title. In the tourney, he batted .200 (6-for-30) with 2 RBIs and 5 runs, playing in all 8 games as a starting shortstop.

Notable international careers[edit]

Year Venue Competition Team Individual Note
2008  Canada World Junior Baseball Championship Gold medal icon.svg .200 BA (6-for-30), 2 RBI, 5 R

Professional career[edit]

Hur was selected by the Doosan Bears with the 15th overall pick of the 2009 KBO Draft. However, Hur spent his entire 2009 season in the Bears' second-tier team.

After the 2009 season, Hur temporarily left the Bears to serve a two-year mandatory military commitment. He has been playing for the Korea Police Baseball Team during the military duty.

Notable international careers[edit]

Year Venue Competition Team Individual Note
 2009   Europe Europe  Baseball World Cup 9th  .000 BA (0-for-9), 2 R
 2010    Chinese Taipei   Intercontinental Cup  6th  .267 BA (4-for-15), 2 RBI, 3 R
 2011    Panama  Baseball World Cup 6th  .256 BA (10-for-39), 2 RBI, 3 R 

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