Chung Hyun-bal, a former Incheon National University coach who made a name for himself as a home run hitter in amateur baseball in the 1970s and professional baseball in the 1980s, passed away from an acute cerebral hemorrhage at 3:48 p.m. on Tuesday, according to his bereaved family. He was 70 years old. Born in Daegu in 1953, the deceased was a key player in the 1971 Gyeongbuk High School baseball team that won five titles in the high school baseball tournament. He won the “Lee Young-min batting award,” given to the best high school hitter, with a batting average of 0.412 (35 hits in 85 at-bats) that year .He went to Hanyang University with Chun Bo-sung and other Gyeongbuk High School teammates and shook up the college baseball scene, and in 1976, he joined the unemployment team Lotte and played as a center fielder. He was known as a home run hitter and for his handsome appearance. At the age of 29, he joined the Samsung Lions after the inauguration of professional baseball in 1982, but he didn’t make much of an impact, and in 1987, he moved to the Chungbo Pintos. In 103 games that year, he hit 13 home runs, ranking fifth on the team. In his professional career, he batted .260 with 46 home runs and 187 RBIs. After retiring as a player, Choi served as a hitting coach for the Pacific Dolphins, Hattae Tigers, and Lotte Giants. As a hitting coach for the police baseball team, Choi changed Hyung-woo’s position from catcher to outfielder so he could focus on hitting. In 2014, he served as the first head coach of Incheon University for the Talented for two years .He was also close to President Yoon Seok-yul. As a baseball-loving elementary and middle school student in the early 1970s, when the deceased was playing for Hanyang University’s baseball team, President Yoon visited the team’s dormitory and received the deceased’s autograph. When President Yoon threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the opening game of the Korean Baseball Organization in Daegu on April 1, he also met with him at Samsung Lions Park. He is survived by his wife, Lee Ji-hyun, one son and one daughter, Jung Hyo-jin (KBSN PD) and Jung Seung-il (private business), and son-in-law Kim Tae-yoon. 토토사이트 The wake will be held at Samsung Medical Center Funeral Home, Room 14, on April 23 at 10:30 am.

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