Kim Kyung-moon, who led the 2008 Beijing Olympics to an undefeated title, takes the helm of the Hanwha Eagles.

The Hanwha Eagles of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) announced the appointment of Kim Kyung-moon as its 14th head coach on Tuesday. The contract is worth a total of 2 billion won, including a 500 million won signing bonus and 1.5 billion won in annual salary for three years (2024-2026 seasons). Kim Kyung-moon is a veteran manager who has led teams in professional baseball for 15 years, including Doosan from 2004-2011 and NC from 2011-2018. In his 14 seasons in the first team, he has a record of 896 wins, 774 losses, and 30 ties (winning percentage of .537) in 1700 games. With 10 postseason appearances and four Korean Series appearances, he has a proven ability to get results.

In his eight seasons as manager of Doosan, he led the team to the postseason six times, reaching the Korean Series in three of them. From 2013 to mid-2018, 카지노사이트 he led the team to the Fall League four times in six seasons, including two regular-season runner-up finishes.

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He was the manager of the South Korean national team at the Beijing Olympics, where they won the first-ever Olympic baseball gold medal with a nine-game sweep.

“With his wealth of experience and accomplishments, we believe that he is the right person to lead the team to the next level,” Hanwha said in a statement.

“It is a great honor to be the head coach of the Hanwha Eagles. The Hanwha Eagles have a lot of young and promising players, 파워볼실시간 and the recent addition of veterans has made the team even stronger. I look forward to working with the coaches and players to deliver great baseball to the fans,” said Kim.

“I signed the contract this afternoon,” Kim said in a phone call after the official announcement. Here’s what he had to say.

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