“My personality is the opposite.”

The Samsung Lions appointed Park Jin-man as the 16th head coach ahead of this season. Coach Park Jin-man played for Samsung for six seasons from 2005 to 2010 when he was a player, and experienced winning the Korean Series in the 2005 and 2006 seasons. After his active retirement, coach Park, who returned as Samsung’s second-team defensive coach in 2017, took on the role of first-team defensive coach and operations coach.

Last season, he was appointed as Samsung Future Steam manager and led the team well. From August, he took on the role of acting manager of the first team in place of coach Heo Sam-young, who resigned due to poor performance. Samsung, which was in 9th place at the time, recorded the 1st place in win rate (0.621) since September under the Park Jin-man system and finished the season in 7th place. After the season ended, acting manager Park Jin-man was appointed as the official manager.

Under Park Jin-man’s managerial system, the new head coach will wear a Samsung uniform. Head coach Lee Byeong-gyu, who played an active part in the LG Twins, assists coach Park Jin-man. Coach Lee Byeong-kyu, who started his coaching career at LG after playing as a player at LG, took over as coach of Geelong Korea in the Australian Professional Baseball League after the end of last season, and then moved to Samsung.
Regarding the reason for bringing in coach Lee Byung-gyu, head coach Park Jin-man said, “My personality is the opposite. I am a bit silent. Head coach Lee Byung-gyu is not a quiet person. He can stimulate the players by moving actively. “The atmosphere is different. 바카라 It’s coming to Samsung and participating in the first spring camp. However, I hope coach Lee Byeong-gyu’s unique know-how will be passed on to the players. I think the atmosphere in our team will improve a little.”

Coach Lee Byeong-gyu also expressed his anticipation for the Park Jin-man system. Coach Lee met with reporters after arriving at Incheon International Airport after finishing his Geelong Korea schedule last month and said, “Coach Jin-man Park is younger than me, but I want to learn baseball from coach Jin-man Park. I want to see you,” he said. “I accepted (the head coach position) because I wanted to help. I will do my best.”

Samsung set up a spring camp in Onna-son, Okinawa, Japan. Due to the aftermath of Corona 19, I visited Onna-son for the first time in three years. After arriving in Onna-son, coach Park Jin-man expressed his determination through a press release, “Thank you for cheering (the people of Onna-son). I will prepare well during the camp and bring the championship trophy.” Samsung’s ‘reconstruction of a famous family’ project led by a new head coach and a new head coach has begun.

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