Tickets for the game between the KIA Tigers and LG Twins sold out more than an hour before the game.
KIA and LG will play the final game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League on Saturday at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul. With an overall record of 84 wins, 2 ties, and 51 losses, LG has clinched the top spot in the regular season regardless of the outcome of the remaining games, while sixth-place KIA is holding on to a slim postseason berth with 66 wins, 2 ties, and 67 losses.
The matchup between the popular teams drew a large number of fans, especially on a weekday when LG, which had clinched the regular season title, held a championship ceremony with its home fans. “The sellout was confirmed at 5:27 p.m.,” LG announced. This is LG’s sixth home sellout this season, surpassing 1 million fans.
Meanwhile, KIA’s starting lineup was Kim Do-young (third base), Ko Jong-wook (designated hitter), Kim Sun-bin (second base), Socrates (center field), Lee Woo-sung (right field), Lee Chang-jin (left field), Han Jun-soo (catcher), Byun Woo-hyuk (first base), and Kim Kyu-sung (shortstop). Starting pitcher Hwang Dong-ha.토토사이트
LG, which had already clinched the championship but wanted to celebrate in style with a win, fielded its best lineup of Hong Chang-ki (right fielder), Park Hae-min (center fielder), Kim Hyun-soo (designated hitter), Austin (first baseman), Oh Ji-hwan (shortstop), Park Dong-won, Moon Sung-joo (left fielder), Kim Min-sung (third baseman), and Shin Min-jae (second baseman). Lee Jung-yong will be the starting pitcher.