Lotte Lee Byung-kyu announces his retirement from active duty…Start your second life as a coach.
Lotte Giants veteran hitter Lee Byung-kyu (38) will finish his active career and start a new baseball career as a coach.
“Lee Byung-kyu has considered whether to continue his active life and retire for the past two weeks,” Lotte said. “After consulting with the club, he finally decided to retire on the 22nd.” 파워볼사이트
Lee Byung-kyu joined the LG Twins in 2006 and started his professional career. He recorded 835 games in the first division, batting average 0.278, 621 hits, 75 home runs and 366 RBIs.
He played for four seasons from 2018 to this year. In 193 games, batting average .265, 19 home runs and 75 RBIs helped the team’s batting lineup.
Lee Byung-kyu said, “It was good to spend the end of my career at Lotte without regret. “After much consideration, I concluded that it was right to open the way for my juniors. I sincerely thank the club for giving me the opportunity to coach the players, and I will try to make the team move in a better direction in a new place.”
Meanwhile, Lotte will actively support Lee Byung-kyu to gain leadership experience through training for coaches of the first team and future team.