|Kia Tigers – No. 77|
|Designated hitter / First baseman / Manager|
|Born:May 23, 1969|
|April 11, 1991, for the Ssangbangwool Raiders|
|September 25, 2005, for the SK Wyverns|
|Runs batted in||923|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Gitae|
Kim Ki-tai (Hangul: 김기태, Hanja: 金杞泰; born May 23, 1969 in Gwangju, South Korea) is a former South Korean baseball player who played for the Ssangbangwool Raiders, Samsung Lions and SK Wyverns and the current manager of Kia Tigers in the Korea Baseball Organization.
During his pro career, he was used primarily as a designated hitter, with occasional games at first base. As a full-time designated hitter, Kim won a home run title in 1994 and a batting title in 1997. He is a four-time KBO Golden Glove Award winner as well.
In 2014, Kim became manager of the Kia Tigers. In 2017, Kim successfully lead the team to Korean Series and considered as best manager in Korean Baseball Organization.
- Yoo, Jee-ho (October 31, 2017). "Manager for baseball champions thanks well-traveling fans for support". Yonhap. Seoul. Retrieved October 31, 2017.
- Profile at databaseOlympics.com
- Career statistics and player information from Korea Baseball Organization
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Kim Ki-tai at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
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