Former OB Bears coach Kim Young-deok, who was the ‘first Korean professional baseball winning command tower’, has passed away.
Former coach Kim Young-deok passed away on the 21st. He is 87 years old.
Born in Japan in 1936, the deceased was active as a pitcher for the Nankai Hawks of the Japanese professional baseball from 1956 to 1963.
After coming to Korea in 1964, he dominated the domestic unemployment baseball league with his slider.
Former manager Kim, who started his career as a manager and player at Hanil Bank in 1970, rose to the first command tower of the OB Bears in 1982 when the Korean professional baseball league was launched.
OB became the first Korean professional baseball champion, and former coach Kim got the title of ‘first championship command tower’.
Former coach Kim continued his coaching career at Samsung Lions and Binggrae Eagles. He achieved 707 wins, 20 draws and 480 losses (0.596 win rate) in 1,207 matches as the Korean professional baseball command tower. 카지노
Former manager Kim, the first-generation leader of Korean professional baseball, was respected by many Korean baseball juniors even after ‘retirement as a leader’.
Former director Kim’s mortuary was prepared in Room 3 of the funeral hall at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. His funeral is at 10:30 am on the 25th. His resident is his son, Kim Seong-gyu.