Former OB coach Kim Yeong-deok, ‘the first year’s championship command tower’, dies

Former OB Bears manager Kim Yeong-deok, who won the championship in the first year of professional baseball, has passed away.

Former director Kim passed away on the 21st. He is 87 years old.

Born in 1936, former coach Kim was born in Japan and joined the Ninkai Hawks in 1956 to make his professional debut. He subsequently played as a pitcher until 1963. 헤라카지노

After stepping on Korean soil in 1964, he conquered unemployment baseball at Korea Shipping Corporation, Crown Beer, and Hanil Bank.

Since 1970 he has been a leader. He started as a manager and player of Hanil Bank. Later, in 1982, at the same time as the KBO league was launched, he took the lead of the OB Bears. He was the first command tower of OB. He reached the top that year and became the first winning manager in professional baseball. After that, he went through Samsung Lions and Binggrae Eagles. In 1998, he finished his leadership career as the LG Twins 2nd team manager.

He played a whopping 1207 games as a manager in professional baseball, recording 707 wins, 20 draws and 480 losses. His mortuary was set up in Room 3 of the funeral hall at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. His funeral is at 10:30 am on the 25th.

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