Who will be the best catcher and home run hitter in Korea’s high school baseball league to succeed Samsung Lions legend catcher Lee Man-soo (Chairman of the Hulk Foundation)?
The Hulk Foundation will hold the ‘Lee Man-su Catcher and Home Run Award Ceremony’ on the 22nd on the second floor of the KBO Hall. 메이저놀이터The Lee Man-soo Catcher and Home Run Award, which marks its 6th anniversary this year, goes to one prospect who is considered the best among high school catchers and one who hits the most home runs every year.
Director Lee Man-soo, who is considered the best professional baseball catcher of all time, is also the ‘first man’ who recorded everything that can be recorded as a catcher in professional baseball. After stepping down from SK (now SSG) manager, he is focusing on baseball missions in Southeast Asia, such as Laos and Vietnam.
In this year’s high school baseball, a large number of promising catchers appeared. Gyeongnam High School Kim Beom-seok (LG) hit the most homers and virtually secured the home run award, and Chungam High School Kim Dong-heon and Wonju High School Kim Geon-hee (Lee Sang Ki-woom) are expected to compete fiercely for the remaining catcher award.
The Lee Man-soo Catcher Award and Home Run Award, which started in 2018, have produced a total of 10 winners so far. Segogo Kim Hyung-jun (NC), Shinil High School Kim Do-hwan (Samsung), Yushin High School Kang Hyeon-woo (kt), Jangan High School Son Seong-bin (Lotte), Suncheon Hyocheon High School Heo In-seo (Hanwha), etc. Kia), Yatap High School An Insan (NC), Cheonan Bukil High School Park Chan-hyeok (Kiwoom), and Seoul High School Cho Se-jin (Lotte) won the home run award.