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KBO Futures League (KoreanKBO 퓨처스리그) is South Korea's second level of baseball, below the KBO League. It serves as a farm league with the purpose is to developing professional players on demand to play in the KBO League. The league consists of two divisions, Southern League and Northern League. Each league has six teams. These leagues are governed by the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO).[1]

KBO Futures League
KBO Futures League.png
SportBaseball
Founded1990[Note 1]
FounderKorea Baseball Organization (KBO)
No. of teams12
CountryKorea
Venue(s)12
Official websitehttp://www.koreabaseball.com

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Current teamsEdit

Former teamsEdit

Team Years
Ssangbangwool Raiders[Note 5] 1991–1999[Note 6]
Hyundai Unicorns[Note 7] 1990–2007
Goyang Wonders 2011–2014

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The KBO was founded in 1982, but its second tier league was founded in 1990. The name "Futures League" has been used since 2008.
  2. ^ Its first level squad is Kiwoom Heroes.
  3. ^ Its first level squad is NC Dinos
  4. ^ The third level squad of the Japanese Baseball Club.
  5. ^ Korean: 쌍방울 레이더스.
  6. ^ Its first level squad had existed since 1990.
  7. ^ Including Pacific Dolphins (태평양 돌핀스).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KBO 실행위 결과 발표, "퓨처스리그 3개로 확대"". sports.news.naver.com.

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