Tendong’s charisma is expected to overwhelm Lotte players
“Lotte players, if you do anything stupid, you’re going to be overwhelmed by Tendong’s charisma…”
“The Lotte Giants will be different”.
MBC Sports Plus commentator Park Jae-hong predicts that new Lotte manager Kim Tae-hyung will change the team’s organization.
On March 20, Lotte officially announced the appointment of former SBS Sports commentator Kim Tae-hyung as its 21st manager. The contract is worth a total of 2.4 billion won (600 million won down payment and 600 million won per year) for three years. Kim Tae-hyung graduated from Shin Il-Go and Dankook University before joining the OB Bears in 1990, 먹튀검증토토사이트 where he played until 2001. After retiring, he gained coaching experience as a battery coach with the Doosan Bears and SK Wyverns.
He took over the Doosan organization in 2015 and led them to seven consecutive Korean Series appearances and three podium finishes. “I understand the weight of being the manager of the Lotte Giants. I would like to thank the Lotte fans and owner Shin Dong-bin for choosing me as their manager. I will reward the expectations of the fans who have been waiting for a long time and deliver results.”
On the 22nd, commentator Park Jae-hong said on the YouTube channel ‘Korea Sports Authority”s baseball-specific corner, ‘Let’s do well for Bae Ta-hyung’, “The Lotte Giants will be different. Most of the managers who have gone through Lotte in the past have had a finite style. They coexisted with the players, but Kim Tae-hyung is different.”
According to commentator Park Jae-hong, Kim Tae-hyung is charismatic. He said, “Kim Tae-hyung is very good at controlling the players. He knows what’s going to happen if the players do something stupid. It’s because coach Kim Tae-hyung has charisma.”
“Owner Shin Dong-bin wanted a manager who could bring out the best in the players based on strong leadership,” he said, adding, “As I said earlier, the managers who have gone through Lotte in the past have a limited style, but Kim Tae-hyung is different.”
The passion for baseball among Lotte fans is second to none. The team hasn’t won a championship since 1992, but its popularity on the field, fan support, and stadium atmosphere are among the best in the league.
“The interest and affection of Lotte fans can be understood from the perspective of the opposing team’s manager,” said Park Jae-hong, a commentator. “I think Kim Tae-hyung will plan the whole game while feeling the responsibility heavily.”
Meanwhile, Kim Tae-hyung will be inaugurated at Lotte Hotel Busan Sapphire Room (41F) at 2 p.m. on the 24th and will have a meeting with the players during the final training session at Sangdong Stadium on the 25th.