Kim Ha-seong is the ‘face’ of the MLB Seoul Series releases ‘Kim Ha-seong Documentary’

Ha-seong Kim (San Diego Padres) appeared in the documentary video ahead of the Seoul Series.

The Major League World Tour, held in Korea for the first time ever, is just two weeks away. It is a rare opportunity to see big leaguers in person, and among them, Kim Ha-seong (29, San Diego Padres) is considered the face of the Seoul Series. This is because he has a history of winning the Major League Gold Glove as a member of the KBO League, and also has a history of using the Gocheok Sky Dome, where the game is held, as his home stadium.

On the 7th (Korean time), Major League Baseball’s official website ‘’ posted a 10-minute documentary video featuring Kim Ha-seong as the main character.

The video released on this day introduced famous landmarks in Seoul, including Gocheok Sky Dome. Kim Ha-seong visited Gwanghwamun, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Namsan Seoul Tower, etc. to sign autographs for fans, and also visited Gwangjang Market with his Kiwoom Heroes teammates Kim Jae-hyun and Lim Ji-yeol.

There were also scenes of Kim Ha-seong being selected in the 2014 KBO rookie draft and playing for Kiwoom and the Korean national team.

Ha-seong Kim said, “When he debuted as a professional, he had a good first spring camp, but he broke his wrist and had to rest for two months. “At that time, he felt resentful and annoyed,” he recalled.

Kiwoom catcher Kim Jae-hyun, who is two years Kim Ha-seong’s senior, said, “When he was a rookie, Ha-seong put on a cast and muttered, ‘I want to go out too.’ He laughed and said, “I thought to myself, ‘What is this guy?’, but that’s his personality.”

Kim Ha-seong’s mother and father.

Ha-seong Kim said, “When I was young, I wasn’t sure about my dream of playing in the major leagues, but after participating in the Premier 12 in 2019, I thought I should go.”

He continued, “I met a really good team, seniors and juniors, and coaches. “There were many shortcomings, but everyone’s help combined helped us grow,” he said, adding, “This is something we cannot do alone.”

Ha-seong Kim’s parents and teacher also participated in the interview.

Kim Ha-seong’s father, Kim Sun-jong, said, “Ever since I was young, I told him, ‘Dreams will come true, let’s set big goals.'” He added, “In reality, I didn’t have the body or skills suitable for the major leagues, but I dreamed big. “When that day came, I was truly moved,” he said.

Her mother, Seonyoung Seon, also said, “The fact that my child was selected for the major league, a place not just anyone can go to, is a touching experience and a joy for all families.”

Coach Park Geon-soo of Daewon Middle School, who was Kim Ha-seong’s mentor during his days at Bucheon Middle School, smiled and said, “It was the first time my student went to the major leagues. I was proud to think that this was the fun of raising students, and I couldn’t even sleep that day.” 토토사이트

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