Jung Woo-young’s dream of ‘192cm side arm’… Busan High School Kim Dong-hoo 

Dong-Hoo Kim (17), a sophomore at Busan High School, led the team to the finals by showing off the majesty of ‘Mr. Zero’ in the Golden Lion.

Busan High School’s Kim Dong-hoo, who pitched 4 consecutive scoreless games in the Golden Lion. Sidearm Kim Dong-hoo, who is 192cm tall and weighs 75kg, dreams of becoming a professional baseball player like LG Sidearm Jung Woo-young, who has similar physical conditions. Reporter Lim Bo-mi bom@donga.com
In the 77th Golden Lion National High School Baseball Tournament and Weekend League semi-final match against Gangneung High School in the 77th Golden Lion National High School Baseball Stadium in Mokdong, Seoul on the 25th, Kim Dong-hoo blocked 4 2/3 innings with 60 balls and led the team to a 6-1 victory. . It has been 31 years since 1992 that Busan High School advanced to the final of the Golden Lion.메이저놀이터

In the quarterfinal match against Bae Jae High School the previous day, Kim Dong-hoo blocked 3 scoreless innings with 44 balls. Kim Dong-hoo, who did not have a chance to pitch in a national tournament as a freshman, has pitched in 4 games from this tournament, his first national tournament, to this day, maintaining an ERA of 0.00 in 9 2/3 innings.

Kim Dong-hoo took the mound in the 4th inning with a 2-1 lead and treated 11 batters as criminals in a row. Kim Dong-hoo, who gave up only three walks during this tournament, said, “In the first two games (32nd, round of 16) in this tournament, I did not walk at all. So he thought, ‘A robot referee is a good fit for me,’” he laughs. The Golden Lion introduced robot referees for the first time in the history of the four major baseball tournaments starting from this year’s tournament.

Kim Dong-hoo, who threw 104 pitches in two days, said, “I was a little stiff, but it was okay when I got on the mound.” If he throws 60 balls, the compulsory rest day is only one day, so Kim Dong-hoo can play in the final match against Sunrin Internet High School on the 27th. Dong-Hoo Kim said, “If there is a chance to climb, he wants to go up confidently and finish quickly.”

Kim Dong-hoo, a sidearm with a height of 192cm, has Jung Woo-young, a tall (193cm tall) sidearm of LG, as his role model. Kim Dong-hoo said, “I want to become a player who is fast and has good ball control like Jung Woo-young,” and expressed his determination, “I will grow my body and increase my speed.” Kim Dong-hoo is still in the 70kg range.

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