SSG Kim Tae-hoon retires “I want to be remembered as a fun and energetic player”

SSG Landers left-handed pitcher Kim Tae-hoon, 33, took the mound and threw a ball before the bell rang to start the game.The pitch, which is not recognized as an official record, was the last ball Kim threw as a “player.SSG starter Kim Kwang-hyun watched Kim’s pitch from behind the mound and embraced his junior with a big hug.SSG held the ‘Kim Tae-hoon Retirement Ceremony’ at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 17th, the last day of the 2023 Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) regular season.Kim threw out the ceremonial first pitch against the Doosan Bears. After the game, he said goodbye to the fans.Before the game, Kim gave a ‘final interview’ in the dugout.Kim decided to retire in September and played his last official game in the Futures (2nd Division) League against the Hanwha Eagles on September 23.”I threw the ball with the thought, ‘It’s my last time, so let me die once,’ and my fastball reached 145 kilometers per hour,” he said, laughing fondly, “and before I could even think about reversing my retirement, my juniors threw me a ‘mini 바카라사이트 ceremony’ with beer, so I gave up.”

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