Like major league superstar Ohtani, a high school prospect has appeared who is challenging ‘two batting jobs’.
Reporter Bae Jeong-hoon met Jeon Mir, who dreams of becoming a ‘Korean Ohtani’.
Ohtani has become the world’s best baseball star with ‘two batting jobs’, but ‘two batting players’ are becoming increasingly rare in Korea.
As more and more people focus on one of the pitchers and hitters from a young age, it is difficult to see players who play the ‘ace and 온라인카지노 number 4 hitter’ even in high school baseball.
So Jeon Mi-re, a senior in Gyeongbuk High School, is a unique existence.
[Mir Jeon/Gyeongbuk High School pitcher: Good evening. My name is Jeon Mir, who dreams of becoming Ohtani in Korea.]
As a pitcher, his fastball that reaches 150 km/h stands out, and his long hitting power at bat is evaluated as the highest in high school. I set a goal.
[Mir Jeon/Gyeongbuk High School pitching player: (Pitcher or hitter, which do you like better?) I don’t think I can choose. (May I ask why?) Asking them to pick one is too wasteful, and I like both (pitcher and hitter)
. While it was delivered to SBS,
[Jeon Mir/Gyeongbuk High School pitcher: I was so cool that I only saw Ohtani in the WBC, and I fell in love. I have a strong desire to try something like that, so I can’t seem to give up.]
(Video coverage: Jang Woon-seok, video editing: Nam Il, CG: Eom So-min · Lee Jae-joon, screen source: YouTube ‘Dowon’s Dad’)