‘A older brother who is more sincere than anyone else to his juniors’ SSG Choo Shin-soo, who was in the midst of batting training, gave a warm hug to LG Plutko, who greeted him warmly.
Jamsil Baseball Stadium on the 27th, where an exhibition match between the LG Twins and SSG Landers was held. On this day, the home team LG players had self-training, and the away team SSG fielders prepared for the game by digesting batting training. 스포츠토토
Prior to the match, Choo Shin-soo, who boasted a batting average of 0.417 in the demonstration game and boasted a sense of hitting, adjusted the feeling of hitting by warming up according to his usual routine. Choo Shin-soo, who was adjusting his swing behind the batting cage, smiled brightly the moment he met someone’s eyes. The person who made Choo Shin-soo laugh was LG pitcher Plutko.
The age difference between Choo Shin-soo and Plutko is 9 years. Although the two players have never played baseball together on the ground, they have one thing in common: they played for the Cleveland Indians in the major leagues. Choo Shin-soo 2006-2012, Plutko 2016-2020.
Choo Shin-soo, who moved to the United States after graduating from Busan High School in 2001, made his dream major league debut in the 2005 season after enduring a difficult minor league life. Choo Shin-soo, who played an active part as a major league outfielder for 16 seasons until the 2020 season, is also respected by local players.
LG Plutko, who has experience in the minor and major leagues, also greeted Shin-soo Choo, a senior in the big leagues, with respect. Choo Shin-soo, who met MLB junior Plutko at the KBO ground, hugged him warmly while holding the bat.
Choo Shin-soo, who led SSG Landers to a combined championship last season, generously told LG Plutco about the characteristics of the KBO league, such as the tendencies of Korean batters and the center umpire’s strike zone.
Although the uniform he is wearing is different, it was a scene where we could feel the warm heart of senior Choo Shin-soo who generously gave for his juniors.