The 12th anniversary memorial event for the late coach Choi Dong-won, the ‘immortal iron arm’, will be held in front of the Choi Dong-won statue at Sajik Baseball Stadium at 3 p.m. on the 12th.
This memorial event, held by the Choi Dong-won Memorial Society, will invite 300 elementary school youth and aspiring elite baseball players with the cooperation of the Busan Metropolitan Office of Education and the Lotte Giants.카지노사이트
At this day’s event, Lotte’s first manager Park Young-gil, a living witness to Korean baseball and a veteran baseball player who personally scouted Choi Dong-won to the Lotte Giants in 1982, is invited. Coach Park Young-gil plans to tell baseball dreamers about Choi Dong-won and the character and attitude a baseball player must have.
Prior to coach Park Young-gil’s special lecture, a fan signing event will be held for pitchers Yeom Jong-seok and Joo Hyung-gwang, who played key roles in the Lotte Giants’ 1992 championship, starting at 3 p.m. After a memorial event attended by the late coach Choi Dong-won’s mother, Kim Jeong-ja, all attendees were invited by the Lotte team to visit Lotte University
. Free viewing of NC baseball games as a group.
After Director Choi Dong-won passed away on September 14, 2011, the Choi Dong-won Memorial Association erected the ‘Iron Arm Choi Dong-won Statue’ at the second anniversary memorial service on September 14, 2013. Subsequently, on November 11, 2014, the ‘BNK Busan Bank Choi Dong-won Award’ was established and is given annually to the professional baseball player who performed the most outstanding performance that year.
Since 2015, the ‘Choi Dongwon Youth Baseball Team’ has been operated free of charge for 9 years. In 2018, the ‘Daesun High School Choi Dong-won Award’ was established to promote the development of amateur baseball, and in 2020, the ‘Choi Dong-won Indomitable Hero Award’ was established to honor the deceased’s wishes.