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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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Location316 Im-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
Coordinates35°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
OwnerCity of Gwangju
OperatorKia Tigers
Capacity22,244[1][2]
Field sizeLeft 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)
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground24 November 2011
Built2011–2014
OpenedMarch 8, 2014
Construction cost99.4 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.