KIWOOM KIM HYE-SEONG SIGNS AS CONTRACT FOR 650 MILLION WON HIGHEST ANNUAL SALARY IN KBO LEAGUE FOR 8 YEARS

Professional baseball Kiwoom Heroes Kim Hye-seong (24) broke the record for the highest annual salary in KBO League history for 8 years .Kiwoom announced on the 22nd that it signed Kim Hye-sung for an annual salary of 650 million won, an increase of 230 million won (54.8%) compared to the previous year.It easily surpassed Na Seong-beom (KIA Tigers)’s 550 million won, which was the highest annual salary record for eight years .Kim Hye-seong also holds the record for the highest annual salary and highest increase in the team for the 2024 season.

Until last year, the record for the highest annual salary for Kim Hye-seong was held by Lee Jeong-hoo (San Francisco Giants), who joined the team. When Lee Jeong-hoo, who broke the record for the highest salary in three to seven years, left for MLB, Kim Hye-seong filled the vacant position. Hye-seong Kim played in 137 games last season with a batting average of 0.335 (186 hits in 556 at-bats), 104 runs, and 57 RBIs, winning the Golden Glove for three consecutive years. Kim Hye-sung also plans to challenge the American professional baseball Major League (MLB) through the posting system (private competitive bidding) after completing the 2024 season.

Kiwoom has completed contracts with all 44 people eligible for annual salary contracts for the 2024 season, including Kim Hye-seong.Joohyung Lee, who joined in the middle of last season, recorded the highest increase rate (100.0%) by receiving 66 million won, double his salary last year.Kim Hwi-jip received his first 100 million won annual salary after his debut by earning 110 million won, an increase of 36 million won (48.60%).On the other hand, veteran Lee Yong-gyu, who has suffered from a slump in batting over the past two years, signed for 카지노사이트 200 million won, 100 million won (-33.3%) less than last year.

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