Another difficult year off the pitch didn't stop Korea's sports stars from giving it their all. From the Tokyo Olympics to the stand out performances of big names like Son Heung-min, Ji So-yun and Ko Jin-young, 2021 was still a year to remember.
Two-time MVP and free agent infielder Park Byung-ho signed a three-year contract worth 3 billion won ($2.5 million) with the KT Wiz on Wednesday.
Free agent infielder Hwang Jae-gyun has opted to stay with the KT Wiz, signing a four-year deal worth 6 billion won ($5 million) on Monday.
Free agent catcher Jang Sung-woo has opted to stay with the KT Wiz, signing a four-year deal worth 4.2 billion won ($3.5 million) on Monday.
The KT Wiz on Thursday announced that the V1 Festival and victory parade celebrating the team's first Korean Series win would be canceled due to heightened social distancing levels as Covid-19 cases climb.
The KT Wiz announced Wednesday that they have acquired former major leaguer Henry Ramos on a one-year deal worth up to $1 million.
KT Wiz veteran Yoo Han-joon ended his 18-year career on a high note, announcing his retirement just days after the Suwon club won their first Korean Series.
The KT Wiz were crowned the winners of the 2021 Korean Series after beating the Doosan Bears at Gocheok Sky Dome in western Seoul on Thursday.
The KT Wiz swept the Doosan Bears to win their first Korean Series title on Thursday evening at Gocheok Sky Dome in western Seoul.
Starter William Cuevas tossed 7 and two-thirds strong innings and No. 7 hitter Bae Jung-dae smacked a tie-breaking solo shot in the seventh, as the KT Wiz defeated the Doosan Bears 4-2 to open the Korean Series on Sunday.