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Song Jin-woo
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Hanwha Eagles – No. 21
Pitcher / Coach
Born: (1966-02-16) February 16, 1966 (age 55)
Batted: Left Threw: Left
April 12, 1989, for the Binggrae Eagles
Last appearance
September 23, 2009, for the Hanwha Eagles
KBO statistics
Win-Loss 210–153
Earned run average 3.51
Saves 103
Strikeouts 2,048
As player

As coach

  • Hanwha Eagles (2011–2014)
  • Hanwha Eagles (2018–present)
Career highlights and awards
  • Golden Glove Award winner (2000)
  • Korean Series champion (1999)
  • Pitched no-hitter on May 18, 2000
  • Hanwha Eagles #21 retired

KBO Records

Song Jin-woo
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Men’s baseball
Olympic Games
Bronze 2000 Sydney Team
Asian Games
Gold 2002 Busan Team

Song Jin-woo (Hangul: 송진우, Hanja: 宋津宇) (born February 16, 1966) is a retired South Korean left-handed pitcher who played for the Hanwha Eagles his entire career. He also competed for South Korea at the 2000 Summer Olympics on the team that won the bronze medal.

Song played in the KBO League for 21 seasons between 1989 and 2009. He currently holds several pitching records for the KBO, including his 210 wins, 2048 strikeouts, and 3003 innings pitched.

Song was the first pitcher in the KBO to strike out over 2000 batters. He accomplished this feat on June 6, 2008 at his home field of Daejeon Baseball Stadium against the Woori Heroes. He recorded the strikeout in the bottom of the 8th inning with 2 outs, ringing up Song Ji-man.

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