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Kim Ha-seong, MLB’s first manlupo… First Korean Big League Grand Slam in 5 years

The Korean MLB home run is the first in about 5 years since Ji-man Choi in September 2018, and the 5th in career,

Shin-soo Choo and Ji-man Choi, the third Korean to hit 300 hits.

Kim Ha-seong

Kim Ha-seong (27, San Diego Padres) hit the first major league home run,

filling the big league personal career with 300 hits.

As Kim Ha-seong started as a second baseman in the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB)

home game against the Miami Marlins held on the 22nd (Korean time)

at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA, and scored 2 hits in 4 at-bats, 4 RBIs, 2 points and 1 He played as a steal.

The highlight was episode 2.

2nd Inning

In the bottom of the second inning, with a 1-0 lead, Kim Ha-seong hit a 155.5 km/h 155.5km/h fastball from opponent

starter Ryan Weathers and hit a home run that went over the left wall. 바카라사이트

The ball flew 109m at 153km/h and landed in the outfield spectators.

Coincidentally, the San Diego club held a ‘Kim Ha-seong Day’ event during the three-game match against Miami (22-24),

and presented ‘Kim Ha-seong’ Bobble Head Doll’ to the audience on the 23rd.

In the first game of the three-game series, Kim Ha-seong fired a full blown gun.

While Kim Ha-seong circled the diamond, San Diego fans congratulated him with a standing ovation.

Korean King

Before the game, San Diego posted a video of Kim Ha-seong as “our Korean King” on the club’s social network service (SNS),

when the grand rupee exploded, he posted an additional home run video and wrote “HA-SLAM KIM.”

It is the 17th home run of Kim Ha-seong, who is in his third year in the big leagues,

and his 36th home run in his major league career.

His personal career hits in the major leagues increased to 300.

Kim Ha-seong, who hit 9 hits in the previous 33 chances to load the bases,

but failed to produce a home run, sent the ball over the fence in the 34th chance to load the bases.

Korean Hitter

Hee-seop Choi (1), Shin-soo Choo (4), Jeong-ho Kang (1), and Ji-man Choi (2)

are the 5th Korean hitter to hit a home run in the major leagues.

On September 8, 2018, Choi Man-man, wearing a Tampa Bay Rays uniform,

hit a grand total against the Baltimore Orioles, and then a Korean man-base home run came out in about five years.

Kim Ha-seong decorated 4 out of 133 home runs in the Korean KBO League with a grand total.

1st Inning

On this day, Ha-seong Kim hit a double in the right field in his first at-bat in the first inning, and also succeeded in stealing the third base.

He hit home on Manny Machado’s sacrifice fly to left field.

It was Kim Ha-seong, who hit his 299th hit in the big leagues in the first inning,

scored 300 hits with a grand slam in the second inning.

Kim Ha-seong became the third Korean hitter to reach 300 hits,

following Choo Shin-soo (1,671) and Choi Ji-man (365).

Ha-seong is advancing towards 20 homers and 20 stolen bases.

Choo Shin-soo

Choo Shin-soo is the only Korean batter who has achieved 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases in the major leagues.

As Choo Shin-soo succeeded in hitting 20 homers and 20 stolen bases a total of three times:

2009 (20 home runs – 21 stolen bases), 2010 (22 home runs – 22 stolen bases), and 2013 (21 home runs – 20 stolen bases).

No Asian infielder has yet achieved 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases in the major leagues.

With three home runs, Kim Ha-seong is the second Korean batter to conquer the 20 home run and 20 stolen base heights,

the first among Asian infielders.

Kim Ha-seong, who has already set the record for the most stolen bases in a Korean big leaguer season (22 Shin-soo Choo in 2010),

also breaks the record for the most home runs in a season (24)

achieved by Shin-soo Choo in a Texas Rangers uniform in 2019.

On this day, Kim Ha-seong struck out in the 4th inning and withdrew to a shortstop grounder in the 6th inning,

so the ‘3-hit game’ could not be played.

However, his season batting average rose from 0.278 to 0.280 (116 hits in 414 at-bats).

He increased his home runs to 17, his RBIs to 49, his runs scored to 71, and his stolen bases to 28.

San Diego won 6-2 thanks to Kim Ha-sung’s performance.

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