Son Ah-seop started as the number 1 designated hitter in the first game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League double header against the Lotte Giants held at Changwon NC Park on the 9th.
Son Ah-seop, who was retired by a straight hit to shortstop in his first at-bat, came out as the leadoff hitter in the bottom of the third inning with his team leading 1-0 and hit a left-field hit against his ‘former teammate’ Park Se-woong.
Son Ah-seop, who hit his 150th hit this season, took off his helmet in congratulations from fans and bowed his head to express his gratitude. 먹튀검증사이트
With this hit, Son Ah-seop surpassed KBSN Sports commentator Park Yong-taek (150 hits for 7 consecutive seasons
2012-2018 seasons) and set a record of 150 hits for the first 8 consecutive seasons in the KBO League.
He also recorded 200 bases, becoming the second player in history to complete 200 bases in 11 consecutive seasons, putting him on par with Dae-ho Lee (2005-2011, 2017-2020 seasons).
Son Ah-seop, who began his professional career at Lotte in 2007, has been active with more than 150 hits in seven seasons, starting with 186 hits in the 2016 season and ending with 152 hits last season.
He also steadily piled up hits every season from the 2010 season to this season, and created more than 100 hits for 14 consecutive seasons.
In the 2017 season, he also ranked first in hits that year with a career-high 193 hits.
Son Ah-seop showed off his skills without rusting this season and ranked second in this category after Kim Hye-seong (Kiwoom Heroes).
Although he has slightly widened the gap with Kim Hye-sung, who has already produced over 160 hits, variables such as the remaining game schedule remain.
From Son Ah-seop’s perspective, he can aim for first place with the most hits in a single season for the fourth time in his career.
Son Ah-seop, who reached base with his 150th hit, even scored on Jason Martin’s timely hit, and NC is currently leading 2-0 in the 5th inning.