As SSG Landers put aside the disappointment of the decision controversy and entered a three-game series over the weekend, veteran outfielder Choo Shin-soo hit a home run on the first pitch as the leadoff hitter in the bottom of the first inning.
Choo Shin-soo started as the number 1 designated hitter in the 14th game of the season against the Lotte Giants in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Incheon SSG Landers Field on the 22nd.
As the inning began in the bottom of the first inning when the team was trailing 0-1, Choo Shin-soo hit a 148 km/h fastball from Lotte starter Park Se-woong and drew a solo arch that went over the right wall to tie the game. 10th home run this season.스포츠토토
The home run by the leadoff hitter in the bottom of the first inning is the 8th record of the season and the 7th personal record, and the ‘first pitch homerun’ by the leadoff hitter in the bottom of the 1st inning is the first record this season and the first personal record. In addition, Shin-Soo Choo achieved double-digit home runs for three consecutive years (21 in 2021, 16 last year) with this home run.
Meanwhile, SSG is currently tied 1-1 with Lotte in the 3rd inning after balancing the game with Choo Shin-soo’s home run.