‘Idols’ representing the Lotte Giants came out in full force.
On the 25th, the Lotte Giants held a fan meeting to end the year at Lotte Department Store Busan.
Eight players, including Shim Jae-min, Lee Jung-hoon, Choi Jun-yong, Jin Seung-hyun, Son Seong-bin, Yoon Dong-hee, Kim Min-seok, and Jeon Mir, along with 270 fans, had a great time at the event. Cheerleading coach Choi Ji-hoon presided over the event. The players enthusiastically participated in various games to entertain the fans.
There were giveaways for fans such as player cheers, player records and details, and OX quizzes. The most enviable prize was an authentic jersey autographed by coach Kim Tae-hyung.
A surprise video message from Kim Tae-hyung to the fans followed. “Next year, I want to be with my fans in a higher place, 바카라사이트 and I will definitely go to the fall baseball,” Kim said.
After the entrance song, the main players of the day appeared.
Instead of their usual uniforms, they wore fresh hoodies. Choi Jun-yong and Yoon Dong-hee received cheers from the fans with a ceremony of raising their arms in the air.
“I was disappointed that I couldn’t throw five innings,” Shim said of his starting debut against SSG Landers on August 17. He went on to say that his goals for the upcoming season include “my first quality start, 100+ innings, and 10 wins in 10 starts,” which received a warm round of applause.
Jeon threw out the ceremonial first pitch against the LG Twins on October 5, Rookie Day. Rookie pitches are often missed due to excessive nervousness. When asked why he threw an accurate strike, Jeon said, “I slipped for a second,” which made the audience laugh. When asked to sing his favorite cheer, he hesitated for a moment before singing “Oh Lotte’s Ahn Chi-hong,” eliciting sighs and screams.
Yoon Dong Hee said, “I want to change the song of my appearance,” and fans suggested songs like Champion (Psy) and Fire (BTS). Jin Seung Hyun replied, “I want to learn knuckleball and forkball.”
Kim Min Suk said of his dog, Milky, “He likes to go for walks, doesn’t bark, and feels good when he sleeps with me,” drawing cheers from fans. When asked about his favorite dessert, Lee Jung-hoon showed off his unexpected expertise by saying, “Financier (a type of French bread).”
The players and fans were divided into four teams and competed for infield tickets (one for two) to next year’s home opener.
Together, they took quizzes and performed missions.
Choi Junyong was applauded for utilizing all of his facial muscles in the ‘Eat sweets without touching’ task, even though he failed. Jin Seung Hyun chose Daebaebae’s Kim Sang Soo for the “Call Back Challenge,” and after receiving the call as number one, he performed a storming ceremony. Kim Sang-soo thanked his fans and said, “Next year, I will do my best to win the title after 32 years.”
Son Seong-bin and Yoon Dong-hee embarked on a mission to “float tissues without touching. They were worried that their lips would collide, but they showed off their powerful mouths and managed to keep the tissues afloat for over 10 seconds. In “Speak with Your Body,” Kim Min Suk’s full-body performance made the audience laugh. 안전놀이터 The last-place team of Shim Jae-min and Jung Hoon Jeong wowed fans with their “life neck cut” pose.
The event, which lasted over two hours and 40 minutes, was exclusively for LOTTE fans. The efforts of the players, who actively engaged in fan service in response to the loud cheers, stood out.