On the 18th,메이저사이트 KBO President Heo Gu-yeon met with Jeonju Mayor Woo Beom-gi and former Jeonbuk-do Governor Song Ha-jin to discuss ways to utilize the new baseball stadium in Jeonju.
From 1982 to 1989, the first year of the KBO League, there was a second home stadium for the Haitai Tigers, and from 1990 to 1999, Jeonju City, which was the home of the ‘8th team’ Ssangbangbang Raiders, is building a new baseball stadium with the goal of opening in 2026.
When a new baseball field opens in Jeonju, KBO will consult with each club, centered on the KIA Tigers and Futures (2nd division), which have many fans in Jeonju and Jeollabuk-do, and the KT Wiz, whose hometown is Iksan. We decided to actively support the hosting of the game.
In addition, he explained the importance of creating an environment where players can show their best performance and spectators can watch in a pleasant environment when building a new stadium.
KBO is continuously promoting plans for baseball fans in Gangwon, Chungbuk, and Jeju regions, including Jeonju and Jeollabuk-do, to enjoy KBO league games together on site without a KBO league franchise team.
Jeonju City is promoting the construction of a new baseball field with 8,176 seats in the area of 644 Ongoeul-ro, Deokjin-gu, and a project cost of 58.5 billion won is expected.
The Jeonju Sports Complex baseball field, which was the home stadium of the Ssangbangwool Raiders, will be demolished within the first half of the year, and at the same time, a complex sports town including a new baseball field will be created in the Jeonju World Cup Stadium area.