Kim Ki-tae

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Kim Ki-tae
Kia Tigers – No. 77
Designated hitter / First baseman / Manager
Born: (1969-05-23) May 23, 1969 (age 47)
Batted: Left Threw: Left
April 11, 1991, for the Ssangbangwool Raiders
Last appearance
September 25, 2005, for the SK Wyverns
KBO statistics
Batting average .294
Home runs 249
Runs batted in 923

As player

As coach

As manager

Career highlights and awards
  • 4× Golden Glove Award winner (1992, 1993, 1994, 2004)
Kim Ki-tae
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Men’s Baseball
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Team
Kim Ki-tae
Hangul 김기태
Hanja 金杞泰
Revised Romanization Gim Gitae
McCune–Reischauer Kim Kit'ae
This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.

Kim Ki-tae (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 in the Korea Baseball Organization and current manager of Kia Tigers.

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 2000, Kim was a member of the 2000 South Korean Olympic baseball team which won the bronze medal in the baseball tournament.

In 2014, Kim became manager of the Kia Tigers.

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