‘Legend’, who left a clear mark in the history of Korean professional baseball, continues a beautiful move.
Former Hanwha Eagles head coach Jang Jong-hoon (55) served as the technical chairman of the middle school club baseball team. At the launch ceremony of the Gyeryong Futures U-15 baseball team (hereafter Gyeryong Futures) held at the baseball field in Shindoan Sports Park in Gyeryong-si, Chungcheongnam-do on the 4th, he was appointed as the technical chairman. He took on the role of nurturing the dreams of young baseball dreamers.
Gyeryong Futures (Director Kim Jin-seong) is the first middle school baseball team in Gyeryong City.
340 homers in the KBO league. Chairman Jang was the best home run hitter of all time, needless to say. From 1990 to 1992, he became the home run king for three consecutive years, and opened the era of ’40 home runs’ in one season for the first time in professional baseball.
After his player retirement, Jang coached professional players at the Hanwha Eagles and Lotte Giants. After he left the professional team, he has been making a ‘talent donation’ for youth players. 메이저사이트
Jang said, “Gyeryong Futures is a team that I have been watching with interest from before. I want to help players improve their skills based on the experience and knowledge I gained from working as a professional player and coach. I will try to develop Ambaseball in Gyeryong City.” did.
Chairman Jang has previously visited the Gyeryong Futures team and donated talent.
Officials from Gyeryong City attended the ceremony, including Gyeryong Mayor Lee Eung-woo, Gyeryong City Council Chairman Kim Beom-gyu, and Gyeryong City Athletics Association President Jeong Joon-young.
Following last year, Chairman Jang participated in the 1st and 2nd training sessions of the ‘KBO Next-Level Training Camp’ held in Busan and Seogwipo, Jeju this year as a coach. The first camp was for 40 standing players of the little baseball national team, and the second camp was for 30 excellent players who were about to enter high school.