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November 27th's Random KBO News

posted Nov 27, 2013, 8:45 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Nov 28, 2013, 1:07 AM ]
  • As compensation for Choi Jun-seok signing with Lotte, Doosan selects pitcher Kim Soo-wan from Lotte.  Kim Soo-wan was 1-0 with a 4.09 ERA for Lotte in '13. He appeared in 15 games, including 4 starts. In his career, he's 8-5 with a 4.45 ERA
  • Doosan fires manager Kim Jin-wook in latest reshuffle  Arirang
  • Doosan Bears fire manager after runner-up finish in KBO  Yonhap
  • Doosan Bears Manager:  Kim Jin-wook is out, Song Il-soo is now in as manager; Song's contract is 250 million won a year for 3 seasons with signing bonus of 250 million  Baseball in Korea
  • Is Oh’s fastball good enough for him to dominate in Japan?  Joongang
  • 44 players receive Golden Glove nominations  Arirang  (list of nominees can be seen in yesterday's news)
  • KBO put out a random press release today showing the average game time temperatures from 2009-2013. 
    Based on this past season's attendance, an increase of 1 degree celsius of the daily high temperature will attract an average of 95 fans. An increase of 1 degree celsius in the difference between the daily high and low temperatures will bring in an average of 90 more fans.  Meanwhile, an increase in relative humidity by 1% will make an average of 56 fans change their mind to go for the stadium experience.   Baseball In Korea