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2013 World Baseball Classic

South Korea

South Korea

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The Korean National Baseball Team defeated Japan to win bronze at the 2000 Sydney Olympics in just their second Olympic appearance. Second place finishes in the 2002 Intercontinental Cup and 2005 IBAF Baseball World Cup soon followed, and the team went on to win the bronze medal in the inaugural 2006 World Baseball Classic. In 2008, Korea defeated Cuba to win the gold medal in the 2008 Olympics. In the 2009 World Baseball Classic, Team Korea led the tournament in RBI, runs scored, and shutouts pitched and advanced to the Championship Game of the tournament against defending Champion, Team Japan. The Championship Game went 10 innings before Japan scored two runs to win the game 5-3.

South Korea Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Woochan Cha L-L 6'1" 175 May 31, 1987
Won Jun Chang L-L 6'0" 190 Jul 31, 1985
Si-hwan Jang R-R '" Nov 1, 1987
Hyunseung Lee L-L '" Oct 11, 1983
Chang-Yong Lim R-R 5'11" 175 Jun 4, 1976
Jung Woo Lim R-R 6'0" 168 Apr 2, 1991
Seung Hwan Oh R-R 5'10" 205 Jul 15, 1982
Hee-soo Park L-L 6'0" 185 Jul 13, 1983
Dae-Eun Rhee L-R 6'2" 190 Mar 23, 1989
Chang Min Sim R-R '" Feb 1, 1993
Jonghyun Won R-R '"
Kyu Min Woo R-R '" Jan 21, 1985
Hyeon-jong Yang L-L 6'0" 190 Mar 1, 1988
Catchers
Tae-gun Kim R-R 5'10" 158 Dec 30, 1989
Euiji Yang R-R '"
Infielders
Kyoungmin Hur R-R 5'9" 185 Aug 26, 1990
Haseong Kim R-R 5'9" 167 Oct 17, 1995
Jaeho Kim R-R 5'11" 165 Mar 21, 1985
Tae Kyun Kim R-R 6'0" 220 May 29, 1982
Dae-Ho Lee R-R 6'4" 250 Jun 21, 1982
Jaewon Oh L-R 6'1" 165 Feb 9, 1985
Sok-min Park R-R 5'10" 194 Jun 22, 1985
Geon-chang Seo L-R 5'8" 154 Aug 22, 1989
Outfielders
Hyun-wook Choi L-L 6'0" 190 Dec 4, 1989
Yongkyu Lee L-L 5'9" 155 Aug 26, 1985
Byunghun Min R-R 5'10" 172 Mar 10, 1987
Kun-Woo Park R-R 6'4" 176 Jul 1, 1992
Ah-seop Son L-R 5'9" 190 Mar 18, 1988
South Korea Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
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