As expected, the wind blew. Kiwoom Heroes, who finished runner-up in the Korean Series last year, completed an annual salary contract for the 2023 season.On the afternoon of the 20th, Kiwoom announced that it had completed an annual salary contract with all 51 people eligible for annual salary contracts for the 2023 season (excluding rookies, fostering, military retention, free agents, and foreign players). A total of 11 people, including 5 pitchers and 6 fielders, have annual salaries worth billions of dollars.
As expected, the player who stands out the most is Lee Jung-hoo. Lee Jung-hoo, who swept awards ceremonies last season, including 5 batting crowns, regular season MVP, and Golden Glove outfielder award, signed an annual salary contract of 1.1 billion won, 헤라카지노 an increase of 350 million won (46.7%) from last year’s annual salary of 760 million won. .
Lee Jung-hoo this year is the first time in the history of the KBO League that he recorded an annual salary of more than 1 billion won with a single-year contract, excluding special cases such as FA (free agent), multi-year contracts, and returning to overseas clubs. Along with this, the record for the highest annual salary in the 7th year of the KBO League was also confirmed. The highest annual salary for the previous 7 years was Kim Ha-seong in 2020 (Kiwoom at the time, 550 million won).