Lee Jung-hoo is the best in “Fans and players.”2023 KBO All-Star Selection
Who is the best star in Korean professional baseball right now.
Both fans and players pointed to Lee Jung-hoo, the Kiwoom Heroes’ top hitter.
In addition, reporter Kim Min-hye reports who will be selected for this year’s professional baseball All-Stars.
The star that shines the most in the 2023 season was Kiwoom Lee Jung-hoo.
Lee Jung-hoo was honored with the most votes for KBO All-Star in the 2023 season.
Lee Jung-hoo topped the overall fan vote with about 1.24 million votes out of 2.39 million votes, 51.9 percent of the votes, and also topped the team vote with 77.7 percent support.
It is the second case in history after Yang Eui-ji of Doosan in 2018 that he topped the fan and team votes at the same time.
Lee Jung-hoo, who topped the list with the most votes for the first time since his debut, was selected as the best 12 for five consecutive seasons and his sixth career.
Lotte’s high school graduate Kim Min-seok’s selection of Dream All-Star is also talked about.
Kim Min-seok, who was selected to the All-Star as a high school graduate for the first time in six years since Lee Jung-hoo in 2017, ranked second in the Dream All-Star outfield in the fan vote and third in the team vote.
The Dream All-Star, which consists of Lotte, Samsung, Doosan, KT, and SSG, was selected by seven Lotte, who made a splash early this season.
A total of four players, including KIA starting pitcher Yang Hyun-jong, were named in the best 12 for Nanum All-Star, where KIA, Kiwoom, Hanwha, NC, and LG became a team.
Meanwhile, for the first time since the 10-team system, the All-Star Best 12 has been selected with more than one player from all clubs, allowing fans of all clubs to enjoy it together.
The All-Star Game, a festival of professional baseball, will be held at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 15th of next month.