Heo Gu-yeon, KBO President, MLB Commissioner Consults with 3 clubs for the U.S. Opening Day
Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) President Heo Gu-yeon is speeding up the opening game of Korean professional baseball at the Major League Baseball (MLB) stadium in the United States.
President Huh, 스포츠토토 who came to the United States on the 12th, met with John Carpino, president of the MLB Los Angeles Angels, and Ron Lawson, head of marketing for the Los Angeles Dodgers, one after another the next day to discuss overall matters, including the opening game of the 2024 KBO League in the United States and the holding of an exhibition game between KBO League clubs and MLB clubs. Discussed, the KBO Secretariat said today (17th).
On the 14th, President Heo met with Consul General Kim Young-wan in Los Angeles and Director Sang-won Jung of the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles to explain the background of the KBO League opening game in the U.S. and ask for their cooperation.
In addition, on the 15th, we met with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, and asked for full support from the MLB Secretariat if the opening game of the 2024 KBO League was held.
On the 17th, President Heo encouraged the Korean baseball team of the World Baseball Classic (WBC), which is training in Tucson, Arizona, and met with San Diego club officials to ask for cooperation before returning to Korea on the 24th.