Kiwoom Lee Jung-hoo breaks Lee Seung-yeop and Park Byeong-ho records simultaneously in one match

Kiwoom Lee Jung-hoo breaks Lee Seung-yeop and Park Byeong-ho records simultaneously in one match


Input 2022.07.02 (18:02)

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Kiwoom Heroes’ main hitter, Jeong-hoo Lee (24), who has been performing dazzling this season, broke the records of Lee Seung-yeop (retired) and Park Byeong-ho (kt wiz), who represent the KBO League, in one match.

Lee Jeong-hoo contributed to the team’s 3-0 victory by scoring 1 hit, 1 RBI and 1 walk in 3 at-bats in the home game against the Hanwha Eagles in professional baseball at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 2nd.

Lee Jung-hoo, who hit 99 this season before the game, became the youngest player to reach 100 hits for 6 years in a row at the age of 23 years, 10 months and 12 days.

The previous record was 23 years, 11 months, 9 days, held by Lee Seung-yeop, commentator of ‘The Lion King’.

Lee Jung-hoo also broke the Kiwoom club record for most intentional four pitches in a season.

He won his 11th intentional four pitches this season from opponent starter Kim Min-woo in the 3 inning, 1 company, 3 base opportunity against 0-0.

At the time when the first half of the prayer was not finished, Lee Jung-hoo surpassed the record of the most intentional 4 pitches (10) in a season by a Kiwoom player written by Park Byeong-ho in 2018.

Lee Jung-hoo, who posted a batting average of 0.345 (2nd place), 14 home runs (2nd place), and 58 RBIs (3rd place) this season, is continuing his pace by setting new records.

After the game, Lee Jung-hoo said, “The record of 100 hits for six consecutive years is meaningful because it is a record that can only be raised without getting injured. “He said.

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