(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Lee Choong-won = Chung Hyeon-bal, a former Incheon National University of Technology coach who was famous as a home run hitter in amateur baseball in the 1970s and professional baseball in the 1980s, died of acute cerebral hemorrhage at 3:48 p.m. on the 20th, the bereaved family said. He was 70.
Born in Daegu in 1953, the deceased was the main player of the myth of winning six high school baseball tournaments while attending Kyungpook High School in 1971. With a batting average of 0.412 (35 hits in 85 at-bats) that year, he received the “Lee Young-min batting award” given to the highest high school batter.
He went to Hanyang University with his Kyungpook High School colleagues, including Chun Bo-seong, and shook the college baseball game, and joined Lotte, a business team, in 1976 and played as a central hitter. He was famous for his good looks as well as his home run batter.
He joined the Samsung Lions in 1982 when he was 29 years old, but he did not play a big role and moved to Cheongbo Pintos in 1987. In 103 games that year, he hit 13 home runs to rank fifth. He hit .260 with 46 home runs and 187 RBIs in professional baseball.
After retiring as a player, he served as batting coach for the Pacific Dolphins, Haitai Tigers and Lotte Giants. When he was a hitting coach for the police baseball team, he changed Choi Hyung-woo’s position from catcher to outfielder to concentrate on hitting. He served as the first coach of Incheon National University of Technology for two years from 2014. 토토사이트
The deceased also had a relationship with President Yoon Suk Yeol. President Yoon, who was an elementary and middle school student who liked baseball in the early 1970s when the deceased was active in Hanyang University’s baseball team, visited Hanyang University’s baseball team and received the deceased’s signature. When President Yoon threw the first pitch of the opening game of the professional baseball league in Daegu on April 1, he met at Samsung Lions Park and had a chatted.