KBO President Heo Gu-yeon visited seven local governments from the 10th (Tue) to the 18th (Wednesday) to hold meetings with heads of organizations and working-level officials, allowing baseball fans in more regions to enjoy baseball and KBO content such as the Futures League. We had discussions and discussions on possible solutions.
In addition, the progress of building a baseball center and South Coast Belt, which the KBO is promoting to expand the baseball base and infrastructure, was checked, and plans for utilizing baseball-related facilities and program development were discussed.
In an interview with Gyu-il Cho, mayor of Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, and county governor Lee Sang-geun of Goseong-gun, President Heo Gu-yeon, who are participating in the South Coast Belt project, completed the construction of two baseball fields and an indoor practice field as planned by 2025. He urged the government to pay special attention to building related infrastructure to bring about industrial development and revitalization of the local economy.
In addition to winter field training, a close relationship between local governments and baseball is held through various events such as independent baseball leagues dreaming of a comeback, competitions and training for local youth and baseball teams, fostering excellent players by age, and holding baseball classes for general children. Cooperation was reaffirmed.먹튀검증
Then, they visited Gijang-gun Jeong Jong-bok, the governor of Busan, Choi Jae-hyung, Choi Jae-hyung, the governor of Boeun-gun, and Kim Myeong-ki, the governor of Hoengseong-gun, Gangwon, which were finally selected as the site for the KBO Baseball Center. We discussed related revitalization plans to establish itself as a baseball mecca for regional bases through various programs.
In addition, he met Mayor Na Dong-yeon of Yangsan-si and discussed ways to connect baseball and regional development, such as the construction of a baseball field large enough to host KBO Futures League games and various events, and visited Wonju-si to inspect baseball infrastructure facilities being built in Wonju Taejang Sports Complex. In addition, opinions were exchanged on the revival of baseball in Gangwon-do and the direction of development of residents’ leisure life, and consensus was shared on the establishment of infrastructure to attract various baseball-related events such as professional baseball games.
KBO will continue to visit local governments that will participate in the development of local industries through baseball, such as revitalizing the local economy and creating jobs through the expansion of baseball infrastructure, to build a foundation for sustainable growth of Korean baseball, and actively communicate and cooperate with local governments to coexist. We will do our best to do so.
Meanwhile, the heads of three local governments in Gijang-gun in Busan, Hoengseong-gun in Gangwon-do, and Boeun-gun in Chungcheongbuk-do and KBO president Heo Gu-yeon will hold an agreement ceremony to build a baseball center between the three local governments and KBO on the 7th floor of the KBO Baseball Center at 15:00 on Thursday, February 9th.