|SK Wyverns – No. 72|
July 11, 1972 |
Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
|1991, for the Ssangbangwool Raiders|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Representing South Korea|
|World Baseball Classic|
|2009 Los Angeles||Team|
|Revised Romanization||Bak Gyeongwan|
Park Kyung-Wan (born July 11, 1972 in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea) is a former South Korean baseball catcher and Current General 2nd manager of SK Wyverns in the Korea Baseball Organization. and former Olympic bronze medalist.
Park started out his career as a member of the Ssangbangwool Raiders.
Park was then traded to the Hyundai Unicorns, where he played for the next 5 seasons. It was there where he had his arguably best season of his career, hitting 0.282 and 40 home runs in one season.
Park represented the Korean national baseball team in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, leading his team to second place. A four-time Golden Glove winner, Park is considered by many to be one of the best catchers in Korean baseball history.
In his 2010 season, Park became the first catcher in Korean baseball history to accomplish 300 career home runs.
Since 2013, Park has worked as a General 2nd Manager for the SK Wyverns.
- 1996 Golden Glove
- 1998 Golden Glove
- 2000 Golden Glove
- 2000 KBO MVP
- 2007 Golden Glove
- Career statistics and player information from Korea Baseball Organization
- Profile from databaseolympics.com
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