Bae Ji-hwan (24), who plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB), has donated his talents to a little league baseball team. Bae, who is preparing for next year’s season in Busan, visited the training ground of the Little League Baseball Team in Buk-gu, Daegu, and gave them a demonstration of hitting and fielding, giving them the dream of becoming a big leaguer, his agency, NowIone Management, said on Friday. Bae visited Daegu on January 2 to fulfill a promise he made to the players of Daegu Buk-gu Little Baseball Team in January to meet again after the season.
“I’m glad I kept my promise, and it felt good to see the kids enjoying baseball more than before,” Bae said. “I hope the friends I met today will grow up and become good players with a challenging mindset.” He said. In his second year in the big leagues, Bae played full-time for the first time this year, batting .231 (33-for-77) with two home runs, 32 RBIs, 54 runs scored, 23 doubles and a .608 OPS in the regular season. He led the team in stolen bases and showed off his mobility and multi-defensive abilities at second base and center 무료슬롯게임 field before returning home in early October.