SSG Landers’ left-handed ace Kim Gwang-hyun (35) surpassed former national team coach Sun Dong-yeol and ranked 4th in strikeouts of all time.안전놀이터
Gwang-Hyun Kim started on the mound in the 2023 professional baseball home game against KT Wiz held at SSG Landers Field on the 12th and struck out the opposing team’s lead hitter, Min-Hyuk Kim, in the top of the first inning with a missed swing, recording his 1,699th strikeout in his career.
Kim Gwang-hyun, who was tied for 4th place in personal strikeouts with former manager Sun Dong-yeol with 1,698 before today’s game, rose to 4th place alone in this category.
Gwang-Hyun Kim continued his strikeout record. He struck out Bae Jeong-dae with one out in the top of the second inning when the score was 0-0, becoming the fourth player in history to reach 1,700 strikeouts.
The KBO League’s all-time leader in strikeouts is Song Jin-woo, former Hanwha Eagles coach, with 2,048, 2nd place is KIA Tigers’ Yang Hyeon-jong (1,917, as of the 12th), and 3rd place is KT Wiz coach Lee Kang-cheol (1,751). am.
Among active pitchers, only Yang Hyun-jong and Kim Gwang-hyun are the ones with more than 1,500 strikeouts in their personal careers.