Lee Young-min

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Lee Young-min
Hangul
이영민
Hanja
李榮敏
Revised RomanizationI Yeongmin
McCune–ReischauerRi Yŏngmin

Lee Young-min (born 1 December 1905 – 1954) was a South Korean football, athletics, and baseball player, manager, and promoter.

Football[edit]

He played for Kyungsung FC and was a founding member of Joseon Football Association (currently Korea Football Association). He was manager of the South Korea national football team at the 1948 Summer Olympics. [1]

Baseball[edit]

Lee hit the first home run in Korean baseball history in 1921.[2] The Lee Young-min Batting Award given to high school baseball players annually is named for him.

Honours[edit]

Winners : 1935 Emperor's Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ 베이브 루스와 대결한 축구인 이영민 (in Korean). April 4, 2012.
  2. ^ 대한민국 제1호 홈런 (in Korean). Chosun.com. August 14, 2010.

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