JTBC ‘Strongest Baseball’ Lee Seung-yeop “I came out to have fun, but it was war”

Park Yong-taek, Jung Geun-woo, etc. Producer Jang Si-won “It is similar to the level of a professional baseball game”

Lee Seung-yeop, former Samsung Lions baseball player

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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Myung-eon Oh = Retired baseball legends united as a team.

Lee Seung-yeop, who served as the team manager in JTBC’s ‘Strongest Baseball’, said at an online production presentation on the 30th, “I will play baseball that wins whoever my opponent is.”

‘Strongest Baseball’ is a baseball reality program in which 12 former professional baseball players and three active players form a team called ‘Strongest Monsters’ and compete against the strongest baseball teams across the country.

Lee Seung-yeop, who wore the uniform for the first time in five years, said, “I came here to have fun, but I realized that it was a war. It brought back the feeling that I had to win after a long time.”

Directed by Jang Si-won, producer of ‘The City Fisherman’ and ‘Steel Troop’. This is his first work after moving from Channel A to JTBC.

PD Jang, who also serves as the club’s general manager, introduced the program, saying, “I’ve been drawing stories of men who are obsessed with something.”

He said, “The game level is on par with that of a professional baseball game,” he said.

JTBC 'Strongest Baseball' production presentation
JTBC ‘Strongest Baseball’ production presentation

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In ‘Strongest Baseball’, players who are called baseball legends are in full force.

Park Yong-taek, who recorded the most number of games and hits in the KBO (Korea Baseball Organization) history, became the team captain, Jang Won-sam, the only Korean player in the Asian Series MVP, pitched, and Jeong Geun-woo, the first in the KBO league to steal 20 bases for 11 consecutive years Played 2nd base.

Park Yong-taek said, “I love baseball very much, but I have never enjoyed a single game because I wanted to win.”

Jang Won-sam said, “Baseball’s popularity seems to have fallen a little bit, but I hope that the baseball boom like the Beijing Olympics will resume through this program.”

In addition, Song Seung-jun, Lee Taek-geun, Jeong Jeong-hoon, Shim Soo-chang, Jeong Geun-woo, Seo Dong-wook, Jeong Eui-yun, Yoo Hee-kwan, and Lee Hong-goo will appear. As active players, Han Kyung-bin, Yoon Jun-ho, and Ryu Hyun-in will appear.

First broadcast on June 6th at 10:30 PM.

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