‘Veteran third baseman’ Hwang Jae-gyun becomes the 12th player in KBO history to reach 1000 RBI+1000 runs

KT Wiz infielder Hwang Jae-gyun, one of the best third basemen in the team and league, has reached the 1,000-hit plateau.

Hwang started the 13th game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League season against the Samsung Lions at KT Wiz Park in Suwon on April 31, batting second and playing third base.

After striking out in his first at-bat, Hwang pulled a three-pitch fastball from Samsung second baseman Kim Dae-woo for a three-run double in the bottom of the second inning with the score tied 1-1,토스카지노 allowing third baseman Lee Ho-yeon and second baseman Shin Bon-ki to cross the plate.

Hwang, who had 998 RBIs before the game, added two more RBIs to become the 22nd player in KBO history to reach 1,000 career RBIs and the 12th player in history to reach 1,000 RBIs and 1,000 runs scored. He is only the fourth active player to do so, joining Choi Jeong (SSG Rangers), Choi Hyung-woo (KIA Tigers), and Kim Hyun-soo (LG Twins), and the sixth right-handed hitter in history.

The hit also gave Hwang Jae-gyun 1999 career hits, and he needs one more to become the 18th player in KBO history to reach the 2,000-hit plateau.

Meanwhile, KT is currently tied with Samsung 3-3 in the fourth inning.

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