Professional baseball Kiwoom Heroes Lee Jung-hoo (25) became the main character with the highest annual salary in the history of the KBO League.
On the 20th, the Kiwoom club signed an annual salary contract with Lee Jeong-hoo, who won 5 batting crowns last season and became the MVP of the regular league, at an annual salary of 1.1 billion won, up 350 million won (46.7%) from last year’s annual salary of 750 million won. announced that
Lee Jung-hoo is the first in the KBO league to exceed the annual salary of 1 billion won with a single-year contract, excluding special cases such as free agent (FA), multi-year contract, and return to an overseas group.
Along with this, Lee Jung-hoo also easily surpassed the record for the highest annual salary in the 7th year, held by Kim Ha-seong (550 million won) in 2020, by twice as much.
Lee Jung-hoo also holds the record for the highest annual salary in the 3rd to 6th years of the KBO League, with an annual salary of 230 million won in 2019, an annual salary of 390 million won in the 2020 season, an annual salary of 550 million won in the 2021 season, and an annual salary of 750 million won in the 2022 season.
Lee Jung-hoo played in 142 games in the regular season last year and won five batting crowns: batting average (0.349), on-base percentage (0.421), slugging percentage (0.575), hits (193), and RBIs (113 points).
Kiwoom completed an annual salary contract with all 51 people eligible for annual salary contracts for the 2023 season, including Lee Jeong-hoo.
Ahn Woo-jin, who led the team’s entry into the Korean Series on the mound with Lee Jeong-hoo, stamped on an annual salary of 350 million won, an increase of 200 million won (133.3%) from 150 million won. 카지노사이트
This is the highest rate of increase among those who are subject to a salary contract within the team this season.
Lee Ji-young, who was also on the World Baseball Classic (WBC) national team as the team’s main catcher, signed for 500 million won, up 200 million won (66.7%) from the previous year.
Infielder Kim Hye-seong signed a contract for 420 million won, an increase of 100 million won (31.2%), and left-handed bullpen pitcher Kim Jae-woong signed a contract for 220 million won, an increase of 116 million won (111.5%).
Among the 51 people who are subject to annual salary contracts, a total of 11 people, including 5 pitchers and 6 fielders, have annual salaries worth billions.