Kim Jong-kook (baseball)

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Kim Jong-kook
Kia Tigers – No. 74
Second baseman
Born: (1973-09-14) September 14, 1973 (age 44)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
KBO debut
April 13, 1996, for the Haitai Tigers
KBO statistics
(through 2009)
Batting average .247
Home runs 66
RBI 429
Teams
Career highlights and awards
Kim Jong-kook
Medal record
Men's baseball
World Baseball Classic
Bronze medal – third place 2006 San Diego Team

Kim Jong-kook (Hangul: 김종국, Hanja: 金鍾國; born September 14, 1973 in Gwangju, South Korea) is a South Korean second baseman for the Kia Tigers of the KBO League. He bats and throws right-handed.

He entered Haitai Tigers in 1996. His Batting average was not good. But his fielding is the best. So he was chosen national athlete few time. This characteristic makes his nickname 'defender'.

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