Baseball Teams, Professional
Professional teams compete from April through October after about a month of exhibition games. Day and night games are played at Jamsil Stadium which is located next to the giant Olympic Stadium.
Korea4Expats posts monthly game schedules in our Sports/Fitness Section of What's Going On.
See Baseball in Korea for a description of the game in Korea.
The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) of South Korea is the country's professional baseball league. KBO was originally founded with six teams in 1982 and currently has eight teams. The teams are generally named after the companies or business conglomerates that own them.
Seoul: LG Twins, Doosan Bears, Nexen Heroes
Incheon: SK Wyverns
Gwangju: Kia Tigers
Daejeon: Hanwha Eagles
Daegu: Samsung Lions
Busan: Lotte Giants
Masan: NC Dinos
Home base: Seoul
Homeground: Mokdong Baseball Stadium
Home base: Incheon
Home stadium: Moonhak Baseball Stadium
Established: 1994(Original team: Binggrae in 1986)
Home base: Daejeon
Home stadium: Hanbat Baseball Stadium
Home base: Daegu
Home stadium: Daegu Civil Stadium
Established: 2001 (Original team: Haitai in 1982)
Home base: Gwangju
Home stadium: Gwangju Champions Field
Home base: Busan
Home stadium: Busan Sajik Baseball Stadium
Home base: Changwon
Home stadium: Masan Complex Stadium
Munhak Baseball Stadium, Incheon (Home of SK Wyverns)
Civil Baseball Stadium, Daegu (Home of Samsung Lions)
Gwangju Champions Field, Gwangju (Home of KIA Tigers)
Hanbat Baseball Stadium, Daejeon (Home of Hanwha Eagles) - some info in English
Sajik Baseball Stadium, Busan (Home of Lotte Giants)
Masan Complex Stadium, Masan (Home of DC Dinos)
*at the time of posting, most of the stadium sites were in Korean only,
Adults: W7,000 to W40,000 depending on seat section / weekend games cost a little more
Children: W1,500 - W3,000 (children's price applies to bleachers only)
BASEBALL INFO WEBSITES:
http://www.koreabaseball.co.kr (Korean only)
http://www.koreabaseball.com (Korean only)
http://www.baseballguru.com/andrewwong/koreanbaseballprimer.html (English-general info)
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Last Updated on 2014-05-16
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