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Gwangju-Kia Champions Field

Gwangju-Kia Champions Field is a baseball stadium in Gwangju, South Korea. It is a home stadium of the Kia Tigers since 2014.

Gwangju-Kia Champions Field
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Location 316 Im-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
Coordinates 35°10′05.3″N 126°53′20.8″E / 35.168139°N 126.889111°E / 35.168139; 126.889111Coordinates: 35°10′05.3″N 126°53′20.8″E / 35.168139°N 126.889111°E / 35.168139; 126.889111
Owner City of Gwangju
Operator Kia Tigers
Capacity 22,244[1][2]
Field size Left Field – 99 metres (325 ft)
Left-Center – 117 metres (384 ft)
Center Field – 121 metres (397 ft)
Right-Center – 117 metres (384 ft)
Right Field – 99 metres (325 ft)
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground 24 November 2011
Built 2011–2014
Opened March 8, 2014
Construction cost 99.4 billion won
Tenants
Kia Tigers (2014–present)

RecordsEdit

record date player team remarks column
First hit 1 April 2014 Park Min-woo NC Dinos From Yang Hyeon-jong
First double 2 April 2014 Na Sung-bum NC Dinos From Lim Jun-sub
First triple 1 April 2014 Park Min-woo NC Dinos From Yang Hyeon-jong
First strikeout 1 April 2014 Kim Jong-ho NC Dinos From Yang Hyeon-jong
First base on balls 1 April 2014 Lee Bum-ho KIA Tigers From Lee Jae-hak
First hit by pitch 1 April 2014 Kim Joo-chan KIA Tigers From Lee Jae-hak
First stolen base 2 April 2014 Lee Jong-wook NC Dinos From Lim Jun-sub
First run 1 April 2014 Lee Dae-hyung KIA Tigers From Son Min-han
First homerun 2 April 2014 Na Sung-bum NC Dinos From Lim Jun-sub
First run batted in 2 April 2014 Kim Tae-goon NC Dinos From Lim Jun-sub
First grand slam 20 May 2014 Lee Bum-ho KIA Tigers From Jong Hyun-wook
First outside-the-park homerun 31 May 2014 Eric Thames NC Dinos From Kim Jin-woo
First winning pitcher 1 April 2014 Yang Hyeon-jong KIA Tigers From NC Dinos
First losing pitcher 1 April 2014 Son Min-han NC Dinos From KIA Tigers
First hold 2 April 2014 Son Jung-wook NC Dinos From KIA Tigers
First save 1 April 2014 Jairo Asencio KIA Tigers From NC Dinos
First all star game 18 July 2014 Western 13-2 Eastern (W:Yang, L:Kim)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "기아챔피언스필드" (in Korean). swuji.kr. Retrieved 1 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "기아 챔피언스 필드 (Gwangju Kia Champions Field)" (in Korean). spojoy.com. Retrieved 1 August 2017.