Women’s National Baseball Team cheers
A bittersweet homecoming after losing all five qualifying games
‘National team ties’ coach Jung Keun-woo asks him to come to Toronto airport
Ryu Hyun-jin laughs at Toronto airport
Ryu Hyun-jin (center) visits with members of the
South Korean women’s national baseball team as they prepare to
return home from the Women’s Baseball World Cup Qualifier in Canada.
The South Korean women’s baseball team, 토토사이트 led by Yang Sang-moon,
fell 0-10 and lost a five-inning cold game to Canada in their final game of the
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s Baseball World Cup
The women’s team, made up entirely of amateur baseball enthusiasts,
including housewives and students, faced an emotional 15-day trip home.
With no direct flights from Thunder Bay to South Korea, 스포츠토토 they had to wait in
Toronto for a connecting flight home. But then they got an unexpected visitor.
It was Ryu Hyun-jin, 36, the “Korean Monster” who plays for Toronto in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Despite his fatigue from the previous evening’s game, he brought his wife,
Bae Ji-hyun, and their daughter to the airport where the team was waiting for their
connecting flight. Ryu’s visit to the airport was organized by Chung Geun-woo, 41,
the head coach of the women’s national baseball team. Ryu has maintained a close
relationship with Chung, having played alongside him at the 2008 Beijing Olympics,
where they won the gold medal in a nine-game sweep, and at the second
World Baseball Classic (WBC) in 2009, where they finished as runners-up.
“I am very grateful to (Ryu) Hyun-jin for coming to support the players. 스포츠토토맨 It was a ‘surprise’ for our players.”