Handsome Male Stars Who Are Hardcore Fans Of Korean Baseball
In Korea, baseball is an exciting game that has fans at the edge of their seats.
There are some who say that once you fall in love with baseball, there’s no way out. Over the years, many handsome celebrities have proven to be hardcore baseball fans.
Let’s take a look at some male stars you may run into on a lucky day at a Korean baseball stadium.
Nam Joo Hyun proudly reps his hometown Busan by fanboying over the city’s baseball team Lotte Giants.
It’s been known that the actor has taken after his father’s love for the Lotte Giants, and has often repped the team with photos on Instagram.
Lee Dong Wook recently shared during a live broadcast that he’s a fan of the Kia Tigers.
The Kia Tigers team hasn’t been doing so well this season, and Lee Dong Wook showed this by following up his statement with a deep sigh.
Gong Yoo followed in his father’s footsteps and became a Lotte Giants fan.
The actor’s father attended Busan Gaesung High School, which is famous for its baseball team, and worked as the director of the Lotte Giants Busan office. He also worked as the team’s manager for three years in 1983 and contributed to the team’s Korea Series win in 1984.
Jo In Sung is a huge fan of the Hanwha Eagles. He was reportedly a fan of the team since they were called the Binggrae Eagles from 1986 to 1993.
His uncle worked at a subsidiary of Hanwha and got him closer to the sport while buying Jo In Sung uniforms and baseball equipment.
Xiumin, who’s currently serving in the military, is a fan of the LG Twins. The idol was a child member of the team’s fan club and has cheered on the team for years.
In 2017, Xiumin was chosen to throw the ceremonial first pitch for the LG Twins.
Chanwoo became a successful fanboy when he threw the ceremonial first pitch for the LG Twins in 2018.
On an episode of “iKON TV,” Jinhwan and Chanwoo practiced throwing a ceremonial first pitch and attended the game together. Once Chanwoo stepped onto the mound, he became serious and successfully landed the ball right into the umpire’s mitt.
What other celebrities do you know that really love Korean baseball teams?
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