29 former professional players participate, ‘2023 KBO DREAM CUP Independent Baseball Tournament’ opens in Hoengseong on the 7th… 7 teams including Gapyeong Wales participated
KBO (President Heo Gu-yeon) will hold the ‘2023 KBO DREAM CUP Independent Baseball Tournament’ in Hoengseong-gun, Gangwon-do from the 7th (Wednesday).
The ‘KBO DREAM CUP Independent Baseball Tournament’, which will be held for the first time this year, is intended to provide an opportunity for amateur players who have not been nominated for rookies or players released from professional teams to once again realize their dreams, and to improve the performance of independent baseball team players. a contest for
This tournament is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the National Sports Promotion Agency, Hoengseong-gun, and Donga Otsuka. In addition, Dong-A Otsuka provides water and Pocari Sweat for replenishment of moisture for the athletes.
In addition, seven independent baseball teams registered with KBSA (Korea Baseball Softball Association) participated in this tournament, including Gapyeong Wales, Goyang Winners, Seongnam Magpais, Suwon Pine Eagles, Yeoncheon Miracle, Paju Challengers, and Pocheon Monster. The league is divided into qualifiers. The top 2 teams in each preliminary league advance to the semi-finals, and the final winner is determined between the semi-final winners.메이저사이트
A total of 149 players participated, and among them, 29 professional players, including Kang Ri-ho (Gapyeong Wales, former NC Dinos), Geum Min-cheol (Yeoncheon Miracle, former kt Wiz), and Han Seon-tae (Paju Challengers, former LG Twins) participated. It is expected that they will show a high level of performance.
All games will be held at the Hoengseong KBO Baseball Center, and the preliminaries will be held for three days from the 7th (Wed) to the 9th (Fri), the semi-finals will be held on the 11th, and the long-awaited final will be held on the 12th.
The semi-finals and finals will be broadcast live on SPOTV, and will also be broadcast live on KBO’s official YouTube channel, SPOTV NOW, Naver, Daum (Kakao TV), and Spokey.
The total prize money of the tournament is KRW 43 million, with a trophy and KRW 20 million for the winning team, a trophy and KRW 10 million for the runner-up team, and KRW 5 million each for the joint third place team. And from the semi-finalist teams, Hoengseong Korean beef gift certificates prepared by Hoengseong-gun will be provided
. am. The MVP of the tournament will be awarded 1 million won, and the winners of the Best Pitcher Award, Best Hitter Award, Manager Award, and Fighting Spirit Award will be awarded 500,000 won each.