Ryu Ji-hyun’s transformation, Na Ji-wan’s challenge… “Two Men at the Microphone”
Former LG Twins coach Ryu Ji-hyeon, who was called a ‘witty man’ during his active career, grabs the KBS N microphone and begins the second act of his life.
As former head coach Kim Tae-hyung, who was the head of Seoul rival Doosan until last year, will debut as a sports commentator at SBS this season, attention is also focused on the off-the-counter talk showdown with commentator Ryu Ji-hyun.
The form of reinforcing commentators is also interesting.
LG appointed Yeom Gyeong-yeop, former KBS N baseball commentator, as a new manager.
The vacancy of commentator Yeom Gyeong-yeop became the share of former director Ryu Ji-hyun.
On the other hand, Doosan appointed Lee Seung-yeop, who was a SBS baseball commentator, as the new head.
Commentator Lee Seung-yeop’s position is occupied by Kim Tae-hyung, former Doosan coach.
From the point of view of the broadcasters, it is like recruiting the heads of rival teams in Seoul.
Commentator Ryu Ji-hyun, who reigned as the best shortstop when he was a player, is a former franchise star player representing LG.
He went through Chungam High School and Hanyang University, and in 1994, in his first year with LG, won the Rookie of the Year and led the team to the Korean Series victory.
Commentator Ryu Ji-hyun, who retired from active duty at the end of 2004 after playing 11 seasons at LG alone, also led his leadership life only at LG.
He went through LG coach without taking a break for a single season, and took over the command tower from 2021 as the successor to manager Ryu Joong-il.
Commentator Ryu Ji-hyun has led LG’s advance into fall baseball for the past two years.
In the 2022 season, he won 87 wins, the most wins in a season in the history of the LG club, with a win rate of 0.613.
Commentator Ryu Ji-hyun said, “It’s an exciting season,” and then commented on the talk showdown with commentator Kim Tae-hyung, “I know there are a lot of such stories, and of course I think fans can be interested. I want to solve it well and I want to talk about the depth behind baseball.” 먹튀검증
In the five-letter talk corner, he answered “It’s very difficult” to the question “Do you have a hard time directing?”
He also expressed his anticipation for the Korean WBC team.
Regarding “WBC?”, he said, “I’m looking forward to the grades” and then said, “First of all, the United States”
Commentator Ryu Ji-hyun cheered, saying, “The national team coaches, including coach Lee Kang-cheol, who has rich experience, will do a great job. I hope it will be a well-finished tournament for the development of Korean baseball.”
Following commentator Ryu Ji-hyun, another eye-catching commentator was born.
Na Ji-wan, who has been active as a right-hander for 15 years at KIA, also grabs the KBS N microphone and starts his second life.
Na Ji-wan was nominated by the KIA in the second round in 2008 and hit 221 home runs in 15 seasons.
He played an active role in the center of the KIA batting line, recording 0.857 in OPS, which is a combination of slugging percentage and on-base percentage.
In particular, in the 7th game of the Korean Series in 2009, he led the KIA to win with a home run.
Na Ji-wan said, “I want to become a commentator who communicates a lot.” .” he said.
KBS N Sports will have a super luxurious lineup of commentators by adding Ryu Ji-hyun and Na Ji-wan to the existing commentators Park Yong-taek, Jang Seong-ho, Kim Tae-gyun, and Yoo Hee-gwan.