Lee Jeong-hoo, who signed a 6-year, $113 million contract with San Francisco, holds a press conference on joining the team.

Lee Jeong-hoo entrance ceremony

Lee Jeong-hoo attends the San Francisco Giants induction ceremony held at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California on the 15th (local time). 2023. 12. 15. taejong75@yna.co.kr

(San Francisco = Yonhap News) Correspondent Kim Tae-jong = ‘Grandson of the Wind’ Local media and clubs also showed great interest in Lee Jeong-hoo (25) joining the Major League Baseball San Francisco Giants.

On the afternoon of the 15th (local time), more than 100 people, including club officials and local media, attended the Lee Jung-hoo induction ceremony held at the Oracle Park clubhouse in San Francisco, California, the home stadium of the San Francisco Giants, showing great interest.

At the induction ceremony, which lasted about 40 minutes, the local media answered Lee Jung-hoo’s questions by asking him about 30 questions.

‘How did you get the nickname Grandson of the Wind?’, ‘If you run with your father, who is faster?’ He also showed interest in his father, Lee Jong-beom.

Reporter Mark Dulucci of local media outlet FanNation, who met at the induction ceremony, said, “I learned about Lee Jung-hoo after learning that the Giants team manager went to Korea to see him early this year,” and added, “His father’s nickname is ‘ He said, “I know that he is the son of the wind,” and that Lee Jeong-hoo is the “grandson of the wind.”

At the same time, he said, “Lee Jeong-hoo is a hitter who signed the largest contract in recent years with the San Francisco Giants (6 years total $113 million),” and added, “As such, expectations are bound to be high.”

NBC Sports reporter Taylor Worth also said, “Lee Jung-hoo is young, fast, and a very good hitter. He added, “SF signed a large contract for the first time in several years.”

Local reporters and club officials gathered at Lee Jeong-hoo’s induction ceremony.

An official from a San Francisco team expressed expectations, saying, “He is a left-handed hitter with a batting average of .300,” and “He also hit a lot of home runs in Korea.”

Another official, Marco Nicola, looked forward to Lee Jung-hoo’s performance by saying, “The club put a lot of effort into recruiting Lee Jung-hoo.”

He also did not spare any advice for Lee Jeong-hoo.

Reporter Taylor Worth said, “I don’t know exactly what the KBO level is, but I know it’s about Double A or Triple A,” and “Because the KBO and MLB are different, the key will be how quickly Lee Jeong-hoo adapts.” He said.

Although a large contract that exceeds initial expectations may be somewhat burdensome, Lee Jeong-hoo proved that he is a ‘big bowler’ with his unique witty tone of voice at the induction ceremony.

After putting on the uniform and hat given to him by San Francisco club president Farhan Zaidi, he showed his composure by asking, “Handsome?” and also said that he did not learn anything about baseball from his father, drawing laughter from the audience.

At the same time, he praised Lee Jong-beom, saying, “I learned from my father how to grow up as a good person and how to behave.”

Also, about his nickname, “Grandson of the Wind,” he said, “I was a grandson from the moment I was born.” “In Korea, my hands would tremble, but I think it’s cool to write in English,” he said, creating a friendly impression on the local media. 카지노사이트존

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