The retirement ceremony of Kim Tae-hoon, the key player in winning the 2018 Korean Series, will be held at SSG Landers’ last home game of the season.
SSG announced on the 13th, “We will hold Kim Tae-hoon’s retirement ceremony in the final home game of the season against the Doosan Bears at Incheon SSG Landers Field on the 17th.”
SSG explained, “We planned this retirement ceremony to encourage the hard work of Kim Tae-hoon, who played an active role as the club’s ‘one-club man’ for 15 years from 2009 to 2023 and contributed decisively to winning the Korean Series for the fourth time in history in 2018.” .
Before the game on this day, a fan signing event will be held for 100 pre-selected people, reflecting Kim Tae-hoon’s wish to personally express his gratitude to the fans.
Additionally, the first 1,300 fans visiting the stadium on the day will receive message cards cheering for Kim Tae-hoon’s new start at Dodram Gate, Starbucks Gate, and Gate 3 on a first-come-first-served basis. The message card was designed so that it could be kept by inserting the Kim Tae-hoon special photo card, which was sold for a limited time on the same day.
Taehoon Kim throws the first pitch and presents his final pitch in front of the fans. Seo Jin-yong, who has been a player for a long time, participates in Sipho, adding to the meaning of his retirement ceremony. A ‘Memorial Road’ was also prepared where 51 fans lined up on the ground according to his uniform number ’51’ to welcome Kim Tae-hoon’s final appearance.메이저놀이터
In addition, the official retirement ceremony will be held after the end of the game. Commemorative gifts and bouquets will be awarded, video letters from the players will be shown, and retirement testimonials will be read.
Meanwhile, on this day, SSG plans to deliver a special video letter to the players and a thank-you note from the ground to repay the support of the fans who have shown enthusiastic support throughout the season, including reaching 1 million spectators for the first time since its founding.