August 31, 2022 10:45
Lee Jung-hoo of the Kiwoom Heroes picked up his 150th hit of the season in a home game against the Lotte Giants in Seoul on Tuesday.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, with his team leading 4-1 with bases loaded and two outs, he appeared as a pinch-hitter and picked up a two-run hit.
Lee became the fourth player in Korea's professional baseball league to have at least 150 hits for six consecutive seasons after Park Yong-taik, a former outfielder for the LG Twins, Choi Hyung-woo of the Kia Tigers and Son Ah-seop of the NC Dinos.
Lee added one more hit in the seventh inning, trailing José Pirela of the Samsung Lions who has amassed 152 hits this season, and also helping the Heroes win the game 6-5.
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