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‘KBO 300 Save’ Seung-Hwan Oh, 165 with Gap-Yong Jin and Min-Ho Kang and 22 collaborations

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Get 140 saves at Daegu Citizen’s Stadium… Korea, US and Japan total 422 saves

Seung-Hwan Oh achieves 300 saves for the first time in professional baseball

(Gwangju = Yonhap News) Reporter Cho Nam-soo = In the 9th inning of the 2021 KBO professional baseball game against KIA held at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field on the 25th, the KBO achieved a record of 300 saves for the first time by securing a 3-2 win. A Samsung Oh Seung-hwan is greeted by catcher Kang Min-ho. 2021.4.25 [email protected]

(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Nam-jik Han = Seung-Hwan Oh (39, Samsung Lions) embraced catcher Kang Min-ho (36) after harvesting 300 saves in his personal career for the first time in the KBO League.

On the 25th at the Kia Champions Field in Gwangju, when Oh Seung-Hwan stopped the ninth inning with a single hit and a zero goal at the end of the ninth inning, Kang Min-ho bowed his head first, and Oh Seung-hwan responded with a smile.

Kang Min-ho was recorded as a catcher with Oh Seung-hwan’s great record achievement moment.

On June 16 last year, when Oh Seung-hwan achieved 400 saves in Korea, the United States, and Japan in the Doosan Bears in Jamsil, Kang Min-ho was in the catcher position.

However, the catcher who did the most’Save Ceremony’ with Oh Seung-hwan is Jin Gap-yong, the current KIA battery coach.

Coincidentally, coach Jin Gap-yong watched the scene in the home team Dougout on the 25th when’old colleague’ Oh Seung-hwan fills the KBO League’s personal career of 300 saves.

Coach Jin Gap-yong made 165 saves with Oh Seung-hwan when he was active. It is also Jin Gap-yong who invented the’Save Ceremony’ that pierces the sky.

If you look at the catcher Oh Seung-hwan collaborated with saves, you can feel the weight of the years he defended the mound.

'Save Ceremony' by Oh Seung-hwan and Jin Gap-yong
‘Save Ceremony’ by Oh Seung-hwan and Jin Gap-yong

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Seung-Hwan Oh, who joined Samsung as a new college graduate in 2005, has been keeping the mound for 17 years.

He spent 2 years in Japanese professional baseball and 4 years in the US major leagues.

Among the catchers who jointly saved Oh Seung-Hwan and Save in the KBO League, only three players are still guarding the ground.

Only Kang Min-ho (22 saves), Lee Ji-young (9 saves, Kiwoom Heroes), and Kim Eung-min (1 save, Samsung) meet with Oh Seung-hwan as active players.

Lee Jung-sik, who collaborated with 40 saves after Jin Gap-yong, is currently a Samsung battery coach. Hyun-yoon Hyun (39 saves joint venture) retired, and coach Chae Sang-byung (19 saves) trains a young catcher in the Samsung 2nd Army.

The catcher who breathed most often with Seung-Hwan Oh in the US Major League Baseball is’Living Legend’ Yadier Molina (St. Louis Cardinals). Oh Seung-hwan exchanged autographs with Molina for 114 innings.

◇ The catcher who collaborated with Seung-hwan Oh and Save

name Save cooperation
Jin Gap Yong 165
Jeongsik Lee 40
Hyun Yoon 39
*Minho Kang 22
Chae Sang-Byeong 19
*Lee Ji-young 9
Shim Kwangho 4
Kim Young-bok 1
*Kim Eung-min 1
Sum 300

* Is an active player

The place where Oh Seung-hwan received the most saves is the Daegu Civic Stadium. From 2005 to 2013, Oh Seung-hwan made 140 saves while using the Daegu Civic Stadium as his home.

Jamsil Stadium (42 saves) was the place that gave the most saves among the stadiums visited.

On the 25th, Kia Champions Field in Gwangju posted a save for the first time, and a record of 300 saves in the KBO League was born.

◇ Seung-Hwan Oh Saves by Stadium

betel Number of matches save
Daegu citizen 221 140
Daegu Lions Park 32 11
Jam-sil 69 42
Daejeon 32 23
literature 32 18
Gwangju Mudeung 27 21
Gwangju Kia Champions Field 2 1
resignation 27 15
cowboy 19 15
Suwon 12 3
Pohang 8 6
Masan 7 2
Jeju 4 0
Changwon NC Park 2 0
Rice wine 2 2
Gocheok Dome 1 1
Sum 497 300

Seung-Hwan Oh has evenly saved saves against the clubs that made up the current KBO League.

They scored 46 saves each against Doosan Bears and Hanwha Eagles, and 44 saves against KIA.

However, there were not many opportunities to face ‘9th club’ NC Dinos (4 saves) and’youngest club’ kt wiz.

◇ Seung-Hwan Oh saves by club

Club Number of matches save
Doosan 73 46
LG 72 42
Lotte 70 38
Hanwha 68 46
SSG 67 38
THAT 61 44
Raising 43 30
Modern 26 9
NC 10 4
KT 7 3
Sum 497 300

On the 25th, Seung-Hwan Oh presented ‘500 saves in Korea, US and Japan’ as the next goal after achieving 300 saves in KBO.

Oh Seung-hwan harvested 80 saves in Japan and 42 saves in the major leagues.

Adding 78 saves marks another milestone.

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