Yang Joon-hyuk

Yang Joon-hyuk (born May 26, 1969) is a retired Korea Professional Baseball outfielder who played most of his career for the Samsung Lions. He is known by the nickname "Yangshin" (양신, 梁神), or "God, Yang".[2] He bats and throws left-handed. He retired from baseball after the 2010 season.[3]

Yang Joon-hyuk
Yang Joon-Hyuk from acrofan (2).jpg
LF, RF, 1B, DH
Born: (1969-05-26) May 26, 1969 (age 52)[1]
Daegu, South Korea
Batted: Left Threw: Left
KBO debut
April 10, 1993, for the Samsung Lions
Last KBO appearance
September 19, 2010, for the Samsung Lions
KBO statistics
Batting average.316
Home runs351
Stolen bases193
Career highlights and awards

KBO Records

  • 1,278 career walks
  • 7,332 career at-bats
Yang Joon-hyuk
Revised RomanizationYang Junhyeok
McCune–ReischauerYang Chunhyŏk
Yang Joon-Hyuk's number 10 was retired by the Samsung Lions in 2010.

Yang led the league in batting four times, and holds six career batting records (including at one time the home runs record with 351, now surpassed by Lee Seung-yeop).[4] His number 10 was retired by the Lions.

In popular cultureEdit

As of April 2011, he is a member of Happy Sunday's Qualifying Men, a Korean reality-variety show on the KBS2 network

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Joon-hyuk Yang". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  2. ^ "[프로야구 카툰] '양신'을 떠나보내며". naver.com. Retrieved 24 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Veteran slugger Yang Joon-hyuk plays farewell game". Yonhap. September 19, 2010.
  4. ^ 레전드 [History -> Legends] (in Korean). Samsung Lions official website. Retrieved 13 November 2016.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Yang Joon-hyuk at Wikimedia Commons