Park Kyung-oan

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Park Kyung-oan
SK Wyverns – No. 80
Catcher
Born: (1972-07-11) July 11, 1972 (age 44)
Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Bats: Right Throws: Right
KBO debut
1991, for the Ssangbangwool Raiders
KBO statistics
(through 2013)
Batting average .249
Home runs 314
RBI 995
Teams

As player

As coach

As manager

Career highlights and awards
Park Kyung-oan
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Men's baseball
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Team
World Baseball Classic
Silver medal – second place 2009 Los Angeles Team
Park Kyung-oan
Hangul 박경완
Hanja 朴勍完
Revised Romanization Bak Gyeongwan
McCune–Reischauer Pak Kyŏngwan

Park Kyung-oan (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.

Professional career[edit]

1991–1997[edit]

Park started out his career as a member of the Ssangbangwool Raiders.

1998–2002[edit]

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.

2009[edit]

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.

2010[edit]

In his 2010 season, Park became the first catcher in Korean baseball history to accomplish 300 career home runs.

2013[edit]

Since 2013, Park has worked as a General 2nd Manager for the SK Wyverns.

Awards[edit]

  • 1996 Golden Glove
  • 1998 Golden Glove
  • 2000 Golden Glove
  • 2000 KBO MVP
  • 2007 Golden Glove

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