Boy gets a souvenir Benz
To regain fan support, the Busan club pulled out all the stops for the opener, bringing in female idol groups and selecting the mother of the late Choi Dong-won, the club’s legendary pitcher, to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. As a result, Sajik Baseball Stadium was sold out on Saturday.
But the highlight was a random drawing that awarded a Mercedes-Benz A Class car to a 13-year-old boy. The boy may have looked puzzled receiving the prize, but there was a big smile on his dad’s face.