Gocheok Sky Dome under construction

 Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, the home stadium of the professional baseball team Kiwoom Heroes, is currently undergoing internal construction .Not only has the inside and outfield artificial turf been removed, but the mound, fence, and clubhouse facilities are also being repaired. The reason why Gocheok Sky Dome is being transformed is due to the request of the Major League Baseball (MLB) office. The MLB Secretariat selected Seoul as the location for the official opening game of the 2024 season in July last year and then dispatched an inspection team in August to inspect the Gocheok Sky Dome facilities. The Secretariat requested that the Seoul Facilities Corporation, which manages the Gocheok Sky Dome facility, require a stadium environment at a level suitable for hosting MLB games, and the Seoul Facilities Corporation accepted the request and began large-scale internal construction this winter. On the 12th (Korean time), the MLB Dodgers attracted attention by introducing the under-construction Gocheok Sky Dome through the club’s social media.

The Dodgers team introduced photos of Gocheok Sky Dome’s exterior and interior construction, an electronic display board inside the stadium promoting the opening game, and Korean baseball fans posing with Dodgers hats and cheering equipment, saying ‘See you soon, Seoul’. . Seoul).A Kiwoom official said, “The stadium is currently undergoing a major transformation,” and “Our players also have high expectations.” The 2024 MLB regular season opening series, where the Dodgers and San Diego will face each other at Gocheok Sky Dome, will be held on March 20th and 21st at 7:05 pm. The game will be broadcast across the United States on ESPN. The opening series is also drawing great attention from Japanese fans as it is expected to be the regular league debut of ‘superstar’ Shohei Ohtani, who joined the Dodgers in the new season, and Yoshinobu Yamamoto, who set a new record for the highest salary for an MLB pitcher.

In San Diego, Kim Ha-seong and Yu Darubish are playing, and recently Go Woo-seok and Japanese pitcher Yuki Matsui have joined .However, due to the small size of Gocheok Sky Dome, it is expected that only a small number of people will have the opportunity to watch the game. Gocheok Sky Dome can only accommodate about 16,000 spectators .It is relatively small among domestic baseball stadiums. As a result, there are signs of a ticket purchasing war. Tickets for the MLB Seoul Opening Series appear to be difficult to secure even for active big leaguers .According to Japan’s Tokyo Sports, Darubish recently said through a voice transmission application, “I’ve been getting a lot of calls asking me to buy tickets,” and “I think it’ll be difficult to get them because the stadium is small “Japan’s Tokyo Sports also reported the high interest of Japanese baseball fans, saying, “Many travel agencies are receiving inquiries about 카지노사이트킹 purchasing tickets for the Seoul Opening Series.”

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