The final round of the 14th ‘Seondong Yeolbae OK National Deaf Baseball Tournament’ supported by OK Financial Group will be held on the 27th at KT Wiz Park in Suwon, KT Wiz’s home stadium.
On this day, the two semi-finals of the tournament will be held first, and a celebratory performance and an opening ceremony will be held. After the opening ceremony, the event matches and the finals of the tournament will be held one after another.
A total of 8 teams participated in this competition, and the preliminary match was held on the 20th. As a result of the preliminaries, Jeonbuk Def Dinos and Ansan Willows, Daegu Hawkeye and Cheongju Dragonears advanced to the semifinals. Four teams compete in the semi-finals for tickets to the finals.
At the opening ceremony, celebrity Saori will perform a sign language performance congratulatory performance this year as well as last year. In a special friendly match held prior to the final, Chungju Sacred Heart School and the celebrity baseball team ‘Jomajoma’ meet.
Jomajoma has been on the stage of the finals of the National Deaf Baseball Championship for the second year in a row.
OK Financial Group has been sponsoring the National Deaf Baseball Championship since 2010. It has developed sports support for the domestic deaf through former baseball team coach Seon Dong-yeol, and in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the tournament in 2019, the name was changed to Seon Dong-yeol-bae OK National Deaf Baseball Championship under the name of former coach Sun.
OK Financial Group said, “Last year (2022), due to the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), the tournament was held again after 3 years, and the final stage was moved to KT Wiz Park, so that deaf players could make meaningful memories in a better environment. I have,” he said.
The event will be attended by former head coach Seon (the venue), former Korea Baseball Softball Association president Eung-yong Kim, general manager Yang Seung-ho of the Goyang Winners, and former secretary general of the Korea Baseball Organization Lee Sang-guk.
Daesang Welllife and Bobaebanjeom Co., Ltd. were added as new sponsors this year. The winning team of this tournament also gets a chance to pitch and try at the KT home game.
Former coach Sun said,메이저놀이터 “I am happy to be able to safely hold the baseball tournament for the deaf for two years in a row after the difficult times caused by Corona 19.” It seems that people’s interest is growing,” he said.
He also said, “I would like to express my gratitude once again to OK Savings Bank for actively supporting the National Deaf Baseball Championship, which gives dreams and hopes to the deaf.” added.