While pitchers and catchers don’t report to their Major League camps until mid February, the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean Baseball Organization have been conditioning, working on mechanics, and running PFPs since early January. The Eagles migrate to Hawaii every winter, working out at the Central Oahu Regional Park.
The Korean websites are compeletly done in Korean and I couldn’t find any english translation of the homepage or any of the team sites. The information provided here may be inaccurate and was the best I could decipher through all the characters. If anyone is able to figure it out, please let me know.
The KBO is Korea’s professional league and is comprised of eight teams. Like Japan, professional teams are named for the corporations that own them. You’ll recognize several of these like the Samsung Lions, LG Twins, Kia Tigers.
These photos were taken back in January. The Korean baseball season has since commenced and at the time of this posting, the Hanwha Eagles are 1-1 on the season. Baseball is back!