KBO Futures League

KBO Futures League

Korea Baseball Futures League
Sport Baseball
Founded 1990[Note 1]
No. of teams 12
Country South Korea
Venue(s) 12
Founder Korea Baseball Organization (KBO)
Official website http://www.koreabaseball.com

Korea Baseball Futures League ([1][2][3][4]

Current teams

Northern League

Team City Stadium
Doosan Bears Icheon Bears Field
LG Twins Guri LG Champions Park
SK Wyverns Incheon Songdo LNG Baseball Stadium
Police Goyang Byeokje Baseball Stadium
Hanwha Eagles Seosan Seosan Baseball Stadium

Southern League

Team City Stadium
Sangmu Mungyeong Sangmu Baseball Stadium
Hwaseong Heroes[Note 2] Hwaseong Hwaseong Heroes Baseball Park
Kia Tigers Hampyeong Hampyeong Baseball Stadium
Samsung Lions Gyeongsan Gyeongsan Ball Park
Lotte Giants Gimhae Sangdong Baseball Stadium
NC Dinos Changwon Jinhae Public Baseball Stadium

Non-regular team

Team City Stadium
Goyang Wonders Goyang Goyang South Korea national baseball team Training Stadium
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks[Note 3] N/A N/A

Former teams

Team Years
Ssangbangwool Raiders[Note 4] 1991[Note 5]-1999
Hyundai Unicorns[Note 6] 1990~2007

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The Korea Professional Baseball was founded in 1982, but its second squad league was founded in 1990. The name "Futures League" has been used since 2008.
  2. ^ Its first level squad is Nexen Heroes. Heroes is the first and only South Korean baseball club of which first and second level squads do not share the team name.
  3. ^ The third level squad of the Japanese Baseball Club.
  4. ^ Korean: 쌍방울 레이더스.
  5. ^ Its first level squad had existed since 1990.
  6. ^ Including Pacific Dolphins (태평양 돌핀스).

References

  1. ^ http://joynews.inews24.com/php/news_view.php?g_menu=702120&g_serial=476616 (Korean)
  2. ^ http://www.sportsseoul.com/news2/baseball/pro/2010/0324/20100324101010100000000_8113753080.html (Korean)
  3. ^ http://osen.mt.co.kr/news/view.html?gid=G1005140067 (Korean)
  4. ^ http://osen.co.kr/news/Sports_View.asp?gisano=G1004020122 (Korean)

External links

  • Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) - Official Website (Korean)