The 12th anniversary memorial event for the late manager Choi Dong-won, the immortal iron arm of the 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 3 p.m. on the 12th.스포츠토토

This memorial event, held by the Choi Dong-won Memorial Society (Chairman Jo Woo-hyun) with the theme “It has already been 12 years since the hero left,” was held with the cooperation of the Busan Metropolitan Office of Education (Superintendent Hay Yoon-soo) and the Lotte Giants, and 300 elementary school youth and elite baseball dreamers were invited to attend. will be invited to a special lecture and a group tour of Gyeonggi-do against Lotte vs. NC.

We invited Lotte Giants’ first manager Park Young-gil, who is a living witness to Korean baseball and personally scouted Choi Dong-won to the Lotte Giants in 1982, and listened to the story of Choi Dong-won, the immortal iron arm, as well as the veteran baseball player’s story about the character and attitude that a baseball player should have. Have precious time.

Prior to coach Park Young-gil’s special lecture, a fan signing event will be held for 50 minutes from 3 p.m. between pitcher Yeom Jong-seok and Lotte Legend pitcher Joo Hyeong-gwang, who played key roles in the Lotte Giants’ 1992 championship.

About 400 people, including the late coach Choi Dong-won’s mother, Mrs. Kim Jeong-ja, as well as elementary school baseball players and parents from Choi Dong-won’s youth baseball team, Yangjeong, Suyeong, Dongil Joongang, and Gamcheon, are expected to attend the memorial event on this day. After the memorial event at 5:30 p.m., All attendees will be invited by the Lotte Giants to watch the Lotte vs. NC baseball game for free as a group and cheer for the Lotte Giants victory.

After Director Choi Dong-won’s passing on September 14, 2011, the Choi Dong-won Memorial Society erected the ‘Iron Arm Choi Dong-won Statue’ at the 2nd anniversary memorial service on September 14, 2013, and on November 11, 2014, the “BNK Busan Bank Choi Dong-won Award” was erected. “, which is awarded annually to the professional baseball player who performed the most outstandingly that year (this year is the 10th prize money of 20 million won).

Since 2015, the “Choi Dong-won Youth Baseball Team” has been operated free of charge for 9 years. In 2018, for the development of amateur baseball, the “Daegu High School Choi Dong-won Award” (6th prize money of 10 million won this year) was awarded, and in 2020, the “Choi Dong-won Indomitable Hero Award” was awarded. (4th prize of 10 million won this year) was established to honor the wishes of the deceased.

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