The 12th anniversary memorial event for the late coach Choi Dong-won, the immortal iron arm and icon of fighting spirit, dedication, sacrifice, and challenge, will be held in front of the statue of Choi Dong-won at Sajik Baseball Stadium at 15:00 on the 12th.토토사이트

On the 8th, the Choi Dong-won Memorial Association said, “This memorial event, held under the theme ‘It’s already been 12 years since the hero left,’ was held with the cooperation of the Busan Metropolitan Office of Education and the Lotte Giants, and invited 300 elementary school youth and elite baseball dreamers to give special lectures and Lotte University. There will also be a group viewing of the game against NC. Lotte Giants’ first manager Park Young-gil, who is a living witness to Korean baseball and personally scouted Choi Dong-won for the Lotte Giants in 1982, is invited to tell the story of Choi Dong-won’s immortal iron arm and the character and attitude that a baseball player should have. “We will have a valuable time listening to the stories of senior baseball players. Prior to the special lecture by coach Young-gil Park, there will be a fan signing event for 50 minutes starting at 15:00 with Jong-seok Yeom and Hyung-kwang Joo, the leading figures in the Lotte Giants’ 1992 championship,” he said.

The Choi Dong-won Memorial Association continued, “At the memorial event on this day, about 400 people, including the late coach Choi Dong-won’s mother, Mrs. Kim Jeong-ja, Choi Dong-won youth baseball team, Yangjeong, Suyeong, Dongil Joongang, Gamcheon, etc. elementary school baseball players and parents, are scheduled to attend. 17:30 “After the memorial event is over, all attendees will be invited by the Lotte Giants to watch the Lotte vs. NC baseball game for free as a group and cheer on the Lotte Giants’ victory,” he said. 

Lastly, the Choi Dong-won Memorial Association erected the ‘Iron Arm Choi Dong-won Statue’ at the 2nd anniversary memorial service on September 14, 2013 after Director Choi Dong-won’s passing on September 14, 2011, and on November 11, 2014, “BNK Busan Bank Choi Dong-won is honored.” ” was established and an annual award is given to the professional baseball player who performed the most outstandingly that year (this year is the 10th prize of 20 million won). Since 2015, the ‘Choi Dong-won Youth Baseball Team’ has been operated free of charge for 9 years, and in 2018, the amateur baseball team “For the development of baseball, we are honoring the deceased’s wishes by establishing the ‘Daegu High School Choi Dong-won Award’ (6th prize this year, 10 million won in prize money) and the ‘Choi Dong-won Indomitable Hero Award’ in 2020 (4th prize this year, 10 million won in prize money).”    

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