Korean Series Most Valuable Player Award

The Korean Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award is given to the player deemed to have the most impact on his team's performance in the Korean Series, which is the final round of the KBO League postseason. The award was first presented in 1982.

Korean Series Most Valuable Player Award
Awarded forMost valuable player of the annual Korean Series
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byKBO League
First awarded1982
Currently held byOh Jae-il, Doosan Bears

ListEdit

Year Player Team Position Ref
1982 Kim Yu-dong OB Bears Outfielder
1983 Kim Bong-yeon Haitai Tigers Infielder
1984 Yoo Doo-yeol Lotte Giants Outfielder
1985 no series held
1986 Kim Jung-soo Haitai Tigers Pitcher
1987 Kim Joon-hwan Haitai Tigers Outfielder
1988 Moon Hye-soo Haitai Tigers Pitcher
1989 Park Chul-woo Haitai Tigers Infielder
1990 Kim Yong-soo LG Twins Pitcher
1991 Jang Chae-geun Haitai Tigers Catcher
1992 Park Dong-hee Lotte Giants Pitcher
1993 Lee Jong-beom Haitai Tigers Infielder
1994 Kim Yong-soo LG Twins Pitcher
1995 Kim Min-ho OB Bears Infielder
1996 Lee Kang-chul Haitai Tigers Pitcher
1997 Lee Jong-beom Haitai Tigers Infielder
1998 Chung Min-tae Hyundai Unicorns Pitcher
1999 Dae-sung Koo Hanwha Eagles Pitcher
2000 Tom Quinlan Hyundai Unicorns Infielder
2001 Tyrone Woods Doosan Bears Infielder
2002 Ma Hae-young Samsung Lions Outfielder
2003 Chung Min-tae Hyundai Unicorns Pitcher
2004 Cho Yong-jun Hyundai Unicorns Pitcher
2005 Seung-hwan Oh Samsung Lions Pitcher
2006 Park Jin-man Samsung Lions Infielder
2007 Kim Jae-hyun SK Wyverns Outfielder
2008 Choi Jeong SK Wyverns Infielder [1]
2009 Na Ji-wan Kia Tigers Outfielder [2]
2010 Park Jung-kwon SK Wyverns Outfielder [3]
2011 Seung-hwan Oh Samsung Lions Pitcher
2012 Lee Seung-yuop Samsung Lions Infielder [4]
2013 Park Han-yi Samsung Lions Outfielder [5]
2014 Yamaico Navarro Samsung Lions Infielder [6]
2015 Jung Soo-bin Doosan Bears Outfielder [7]
2016 Yang Eui-ji Doosan Bears Catcher [8]
2017 Yang Hyeon-jong Kia Tigers Pitcher [9]
2018 Han Dong-min SK Wyverns Outfielder [10]
2019 Oh Jae-il Doosan Bears Infielder [11]
2020 Yang Eui-ji NC Dinos Catcher

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ "At 37, Samsung slugger Lee Seung-yuop turns back clock with display of power". English.yonhapnews.co.kr. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
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  7. ^ "(LEAD) Doosan claims Korean Series thanks to superb pitching, relentless hitting". English.yonhapnews.co.kr. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  8. ^ "(LEAD) Two-way catcher voted Korean Series MVP". English.yonhapnews.co.kr. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  9. ^ "Left-handed ace voted Korean Series MVP". Koreaherald.com. October 31, 2017. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  10. ^ "Yonhap News Agency".
  11. ^ "2019 한국시리즈 MVP는 오재일". sports.news.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved May 3, 2020.