At the end of the KBO regular season, there’s a scene that never fails. Rookies make their first appearance, raising fan expectations.
LG, which won its first regular season title in 29 years, is also introducing its so-called “championship kids” to fans.
LG will introduce the rookies at the home game against KIA on June 6 at Jamsil Stadium. The rookies will line up on the field during cleaning time and receive a bouquet of flowers from team manager Cha Myung-seok. Kim Hyun-jong will represent the rookies and introduce them.
On the 7th, Doosan takes over the baton. Doosan invited first-round pick Kim Taek-yeon (Incheon High School) to throw out the ceremonial first pitch against Lotte in Jamsil. Kim’s father, Kim Hyung-ho, who has been supporting him, batted first and congratulated his sons on their departure. 레모나토토
Kim said, “I’m happy to be here with my parents. It will be an unforgettable memory for the rest of my life.” “I want to thank my parents for their hard work and support. Now it’s my turn to be filial. I will grow into a wonderful son and athlete.”
KIA will also hold a rookie induction and welcome ceremony on the 8th. The rookies will be inducted at Gwangju-KIA Champions Field at 10:30 a.m. and meet fans on the field before the game. In keeping with tradition, KIA will invite the rookies’ parents to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. The rookies receive the ball thrown by their parents.