NC Dinos

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NC Dinos
NC 다이노스
NC Dinos.svg NC Dinos insignia 2.svg
Team logo Cap insignia
League KBO League (2013–present)
KBO Futures League (2012–present)
Location Changwon, South Korea
Ballpark Masan Baseball Stadium (2012–present)
Futures League team (Goyang Dinos) : Goyang South Korea national baseball team Training Stadium (2015–present)
Year established 2011; 6 years ago (2011)
Nickname(s) Dinos
Colors Blue and gold
         
Ownership NCSOFT
Manager Kim Kyung-moon
General Manager Bae Seok-hyeon
Website http://www.ncdinos.com
Uniforms
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The NC Dinos (Korean: 엔씨 다이노스) are a Korean professional baseball team founded in 2011. Their home stadium is Masan Baseball Stadium in the southeastern city of Changwon. They were a member of the Freedom Division of the Korea Baseball Futures League, which is not affiliated with Korea Baseball Organization. On May 8, 2012, the Korean Baseball Organization officially approved NC Dinos' admission to the KBO League to start off the 2013 season.

On April 11, 2013, the NC Dinos won their first game in the club's history against the LG Twins.[1]

History[edit]

On July 1, 2010, three cities, which were Changwon, Masan and Jinhae, ware integrated into one city, Changwon. After the integration, Changwon drove forward the project, which attracted a baseball team in the city. On December 22, 2010, video game company NCSOFT submitted a plan that it wanted to found a baseball team to KBO.

Team mascots[edit]

The NC Dinos have three dinosaurs for their mascots. The first is Dandi, the Tyrannosaurus. The second is Sseri, the Brachiosaurus. The third is Crong, the baby dinosaur.[2]

Dinos mascot, Dandi, poses in front of the Masan Baseball Stadium.
Dinos mascot, Dandi, poses in front of the Masan Baseball Stadium.
Dinos mascot, Sseri
Dinos mascot, Sseri

Season-by-season records[edit]

Year City Team Rank Games W L D Win % Postseason
2013 Changwon NC Dinos 7 128 52 72 4 0.419 Did not qualify
2014 Changwon NC Dinos 3 128 70 57 1 0.551 Semi-playoff
2015 Changwon NC Dinos 3 144 84 57 3 0.596 Playoff
2016 Changwon NC Dinos 2 144 83 58 3 0.589 Runner-up

Current squad[edit]

NC Dinos roster
Active roster Coaches/Other
Pitchers
Starting rotation

Bullpen

Closer

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders
Manager

Coaches


Roster updated on 21 April 2017
All KBO League rosters

References[edit]

General
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