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February 11th's Random KBO News

posted Feb 11, 2016, 4:56 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 11, 2016, 4:56 AM ]
  • S. Korean reliever Oh Seung-hwan departed Korea today and is ready to embrace setup role with Cardinals  Yonhap
  • Baseball All-Star remains highest-paid athlete in S. Korea for 5th year  Yonhap
  • KBO players' average salary surpasses W200 mil.   Korea Times
  • Random KBO Player Registration Facts: 
    • 616 players registered, 61 of them are rookies, 230 coaches, 10 managers, 305 pitchers, 151 infielders, 110 outfielders, 50 catchers,
    • Average salary for KBO team 27 man active roster is 216,200,000 KRW (excluding foreign players); Excluding rookies/foreign players...the average KBO salary is 126,560,000 KRW.
    • Average KBO player age is 27.4 years old, 182.7 cm tall, and weighs 86.2 kg. 
    • Oldest player registered is KIA's Choi Young-pil (41 years, 8 months, 23 days old) and youngest is LG's Kim Joo-sung (18 years and 1 day old)