|League||KBO League (1982–present)|
|Ballpark||Jamsil Baseball Stadium (1986–present)|
|Korean Series championships||(5): 1982, 1995, 2001, 2015, 2016|
|Former name(s)||OB Bears (1982–1998)|
|Colors||Navy blue, red and white
|Retired numbers||21, 54|
|General Manager||Park Jung-won|
The club was founded in Daejeon, South Korea in 1982 as the "OB Bears", with the Oriental Brewery as their owners, and moved to Seoul, South Korea in 1985 before being officially renamed the "Doosan Bears", after the brewery was sold to InBev, and the Doosan Group assuming ownership in 1999. The Bears won the Korean Series in 1982, the inaugural KBO League season. They have won five Korean Series titles (1982, 1995, 2001, 2015, and 2016) and play their home games at Seoul's Jamsil Baseball Stadium, sharing the stadium with their rivals, the LG Twins.
|1||Kim Yeong-duk||15 January 1982 – 8 August 1982||100||79||1||.559|
|2||Kim Sung-keun||24 December 1983 – 8 September 1988||274||250||10||.523|
|3||Lee Kwang-hwan||9 September 1988 – 19 June 1990||69||93||4||.426|
|4||Lee Jae-won||19 June 1990 – 11 July 1991||45||103||5||.304|
|5||Yun Dong-kyun||9 September 1991 – 1994||198||210||11||.485|
|6||Kim Yin-sik||21 September 1994 – 2003||579||556||33||.510|
|7||Kim Kyung-moon||10 October 2003 – 13 June 2011||512||432||16||.542|
|8||Kim Kwang-soo||13 June 2011 – 9 October 2011||38||38||0||.500|
|9||Kim Jin-wook||9 October 2011 – 27 November 2013||139||116||6||.544|
|10||Song Il-soo||27 November 2013 – 21 October 2014||59||68||1||.465|
|11||Kim Tae-hyoung||21 October 2014 – present||172||115||1||.599|
Note: Postseason statistics are not included, only results after the regular season.
|1982||OB Bears||1 (1/2)||80||56||24||0||.700||.283||57||Winner|
|1983||OB Bears||5 (6/5)||100||44||55||1||.444||.259||50||Did not qualify|
|1984||OB Bears||1 (2/2)||100||58||41||1||.586||.256||53||Did not qualify|
|1985||OB Bears||4 (2/5)||110||51||57||2||.472||.260||67||Did not qualify|
|1986||OB Bears||4 (5/1)||108||56||48||4||.538||.249||38||Playoff|
|1987||OB Bears||4 (2/5)||108||55||52||1||.514||.261||30||Playoff|
|1988||OB Bears||5 (3/5)||108||54||52||2||.509||.258||44||Did not qualify|
|1989||OB Bears||5||120||54||63||3||.463||.247||42||Did not qualify|
|1990||OB Bears||7||120||35||80||5||.313||.231||62||Did not qualify|
|1991||OB Bears||8||126||51||73||2||.413||.250||59||Did not qualify|
|1992||OB Bears||5||126||56||66||4||.460||.259||110||Did not qualify|
|1994||OB Bears||7||126||53||72||1||.425||.246||75||Did not qualify|
|1996||OB Bears||8||126||47||73||6||.397||.242||82||Did not qualify|
|1997||OB Bears||5||126||57||64||5||.472||.254||84||Did not qualify|
|2002||Doosan Bears||5||133||66||65||2||.504||.261||130||Did not qualify|
|2003||Doosan Bears||7||133||57||74||2||.435||.276||90||Did not qualify|
|2006||Doosan Bears||5||126||63||60||3||.512||.258||55||Did not qualify|
|2011||Doosan Bears||5||133||61||70||2||.466||.271||92||Did not qualify|
|2014||Doosan Bears||6||128||59||68||1||.465||.293||108||Did not qualify|
- Doosan Bears finished first in the "Dream Division"
- Doosan Bears finished second in the "Dream Division"
Note: Numbers in parentheses are placements in the first part and the second part of the season.
Doosan Bears roster
Retired since 2002
Retired since 1986
The Bears have retired numbers 21 and 54. The number 54 is in memory of the catcher Kim Young-shin who died, and the number 21 is the legendary pitcher, Park Chul-soon. Park won the Most Valuable Player award in the 1982 Korean Series. The next year he was injured but continued to play. He continued to play when injured throughout his career and had much success. His persistence in playing through injuries earned him the nickname "Phoenix (불사조)". He is to this day a highly respected figure in Korean baseball.
Bear's Day is a promotion which was introduced on July 24, 2007 and has continued ever since. It is held on the last Sunday of every month although it was held on Saturdays between 2004 and 2007.
Queen's Day is an event that started in the 2009 season which was specifically created to show the team's appreciation for their female fans and at the same time to encourage them to participate more when rooting for the team.
Player's Day is an event that started in the 2007 season, where for every Sunday home game, the players wear the franchise's original OB Bears uniforms. This event is intended to help the fans reminiscence about that period of the team's history. "Player's Day" also aims to bring together the fans and the team through a festive event, and is coordinated in various ways every season.
- "Complete league history and statistics" (in Korean). Korean Baseball League official website. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Doosan Bears.|
- Official website (Korean) (English)