1982 Korea Baseball Organization

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The 1982 Korea Baseball Organization was the first KBO season. The OB Bears took home the first pennant. Two of the big stars were players with other pro experience: Chul-soon Park, a former Brewer farmhand, led in ERA and wins to take home the MVP, while former Pacific League batting champion Jinten Haku won the first batting title, topping .400.


The KBO MVP was Chul-soon Park.

The following players won Gold Gloves


  1. OB Bears, 56-24
  2. Samsung Lions, 54-26
  3. MBC Blue Dragons, 46-34
  4. Haitai Tigers, 38-42
  5. Lotte Giants, 31-49
  6. Sammi Superstars, 15-65

1982 Korean Series: OB def. Samsung, 4 games to 1, 1 tie

Offensive Leaders[edit]

Pitching Leaders[edit]