Nexen names third base coach manager

Home > Sports > Baseball

print dictionary print

Nexen names third base coach manager

The Nexen Heroes in Korea’s top baseball league yesterday promoted their third base coach, Yeom Kyung-yup, to manager of the club.

The Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization announced that Yeom signed a three-year deal worth 200 million won ($180,000) per season with a signing bonus of another 200 million won. This will be the first managerial job for the 44-year-old.

Yeom played 10 KBO seasons as a scrappy infielder for the Incheon-based Taepyungyang Dolphins, which in 1996 became the Hyundai Unicorns under a new ownership.

The Heroes replaced the cash-strapped Unicorns before the 2008 season. Former manager Kim Si-jin was dismissed in September. The Heroes finished sixth.

Yonhap
Log in to Twitter or Facebook account to connect
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
help-image Social comment?
s
lock icon

To write comments, please log in to one of the accounts.

Standards Board Policy (0/250자)

What’s Popular Now