Professional Baseball LG Twins Confirmed to win regular season for the first time in 29 years
LG did not have a game on the 3rd, but 2nd place KT Wiz and 3rd place NC Dinos lost side by side, confirming first place in the regular season regardless of the results of the remaining games and securing a direct ticket to the Korean Series (KS).
On this day, kt lost 1-3 in the home game against KIA at Suwon KT Park, and NC lost 7-9 to SSG Landers at SSG Landers Field in Incheon.
As of today, LG is recording a winning percentage of 0.617 with 82 wins, 51 losses, and 2 draws. Even if they lose all 9 remaining games, the final winning percentage will be 0.577.
Even if KT wins all games with 7 games remaining, the final winning percentage is only 0.574. NC, which has 11 games left, also has a final winning percentage of only 0.570 even if it wins all of its remaining games.
It has been 29 years since 1994 that LG won the regular season championship. It has been 21 years since 2002 that the team entered the Korean series. 안전놀이터
At the time, he started in 4th place and ended the season in runner-up.
This is the team’s third regular season win. In 1990 and 1994, they won the overall championship by reaching the top of the regular season and KS.
LG took second place in the regular season last year. However, in the playoffs (PO), they bowed to Kiwoom Heroes with a series record of 1 win and 3 losses, and were unable to enter the KS stage.
One year after hiring ‘winning contractor’ coach Yeom Kyung-yeop, his long-cherished wish was fulfilled.
Even before the start of the season, LG was evaluated as having built the strongest team among the 10 teams.
On June 27th, it rose to first place and has maintained the lead ever since.
With nearly 10 days left in the regular season, the team was confirmed to win, giving them time to prepare for KS.
After the victory was confirmed, Coach Yeom expressed his gratitude to the fans through the club, saying, “Thanks to the fans, I think we have won the pennant race for the first time in 29 years.
He then expressed his gratitude to the players, saying, “It was difficult, and there were many twists and turns, but the players, led by captains Oh Ji-hwan and Kim Hyun-soo, and pitchers Kim Jin-seong and Lim Chan-gyu, came together and did their best in each game to take first place in the regular league.”
Congratulations were said.
He also expressed his determination to win the KS, saying, “From now on, I will plan my rest and training well and prepare well so that we can smile until the end.”