Name
Korean KBO League

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Established
1982 (40 years old)

First Recorded Event
2012-03-17

Current Season
2022

API Football ID
5

Sport
Baseball

Location
South Korea

Gender
Male

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TV Rights
US - Naver TV [2021]

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Upcoming Events
27 Sep 22 KT Wiz  - Doosan Bears
27 Sep 22 NC Dinos  - Kiwoom Heroes
27 Sep 22 Hanwha Eagles  - LG Twins
28 Sep 22 NC Dinos  - Samsung Lions
28 Sep 22 Hanwha Eagles  - LG Twins
28 Sep 22 KT Wiz  - Doosan Bears
29 Sep 22 Kia Tigers  - Lotte Giants
29 Sep 22 Hanwha Eagles  - Doosan Bears
29 Sep 22 LG Twins  - KT Wiz
29 Sep 22 Samsung Lions  - NC Dinos

Latest Results
25 Sep 22 Doosan Bears 5 - 3  Hanwha Eagles
25 Sep 22 SSG Landers 2 - 6  LG Twins
25 Sep 22 Samsung Lions 3 - 4  Kia Tigers
25 Sep 22 NC Dinos 1 - 9  KT Wiz
24 Sep 22 Kiwoom Heroes 9 - 5  Lotte Giants
24 Sep 22 SSG Landers 14 - 5  Doosan Bears
24 Sep 22 LG Twins 0 - 2  Hanwha Eagles
24 Sep 22 NC Dinos 0 - 3  Kia Tigers
23 Sep 22 SSG Landers 5 - 4  Hanwha Eagles
23 Sep 22 Samsung Lions 5 - 3  KT Wiz

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The KBO League (Korean: KBO 리그), officially as Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League for sponsorship, is the highest level league of baseball in South Korea. The KBO League was founded with six franchises in 1982, and has expanded to ten franchises. The KBO League is the most popular sports league in South Korea. The Kia Tigers are the most successful team, having won 11 out of the 38 championships.

In comparison with American Major League Baseball, ESPN reports that the KBO level of play "appears to be somewhere between Double-A and Triple-A, on average, though the best players are more likely to be MLB-quality than your typical Double-A league." Historically, the KBO is known for its vocal and exuberant fan base, as well as the widespread practice of bat flips (ppa-dun (Korean: 빠던), a portmanteau of the "first syllables of the words for 'bat' and 'throw'") by hitters after stroking what they think will be a home run. In the KBO, the bat flipping tradition dates back to the 1990s.


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2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

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Doosan Bears

Hanwha Eagles

Kia Tigers

Kiwoom Heroes

KT Wiz

LG Twins

Lotte Giants

NC Dinos

Samsung Lions

SSG Landers

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