Lee Jung-hoo wearing a SF uniform said, “My heyday, it’s not here yet.”

Lee Jung-hoo (25) of “Grandchildren of the Wind” greeted him for the first time in a San Francisco Giants uniform.

Lee Jung-hoo held a ceremony to join San Francisco at Oracle Park in California on the 16th (Korea time).

Lee Jung-hoo, who wore an orange tie symbolizing San Francisco, carefully said, “Hello Giants” with a slightly red face.

Even after the first greeting, Lee Jung-hoo continued to introduce himself and thank him in English.

“My name is Lee Jung-hoo. I used to be called the “grandchild of the wind” in Korea,” he said, expressing his gratitude to the owner’s family and his agent Boras who recruited him.

“I’m also grateful to my father and mother. I’m happy that I can achieve my dream of playing in the Major League. I came here to win. I will do my best for my teammates and fans. Let’s go Giants,” he continued his English greeting that he had prepared for quite some time.

Although not fluent, Fahan Zaidi, president of San Francisco’s baseball management division, and agent Scott Boras gave a big round of applause to Lee Jung-hoo, who delivered a sincere greeting.

After the greeting, Lee Jung-hoo wore a San Francisco uniform and hat handed to him by CEO Zaidi. Then, he asked the reporters on the spot if he was handsome, saying, “Handsome?” and made them laugh.

Lee Jung-hoo, who debuted in the KBO League in 2017 with the first nomination of the Nexen Heroes (currently Kiwoom), took on the big league challenge this winter through a posting system (closed competitive bidding).

Lee Jung-hoo held the hand of San Francisco, where general manager Pete Putila had been active enough to visit Korea himself to see him in October.

The contract between Lee Jung-hoo and San Francisco was first known through local media on the 13th. On the 15th, the club released the details of the contract. 랭크카지노

The club signed a six-year contract worth a total of 113 million U.S. dollars with Lee Jung-hoo. After the 2027 season, the team includes an opt-out to break the remaining contract and become a free agent.

Lee Jung-hoo will receive $5 million (about 6.5 billion won) as a signing bonus (down payment).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *