2005 Korea Baseball Organization

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The 2005 Korea Baseball Organization was the 24th KBO season. The Samsung Lions won their third Korean Series, this time under rookie skipper Dong-yol Son.


The KBO MVP was Min-han Son, a pitcher for the Lotte Giants, going 18-7 on a sub-.500 team. The KBO Rookie of the Year was Seung-hwan Oh, a Samsung Lions reliever who posted a 1.18 ERA.

The following players won Gold Gloves, which in the KBO go to the best overall player at each position are not a defensive (only) award.


  1. Samsung Lions, 74-48-4
  2. Doosan Bears, 72-51-3
  3. SK Wyverns, 70-50-6
  4. Hanwha Eagles, 64-61-1
  5. Lotte Giants, 58-67-1
  6. LG Twins, 54-71-1
  7. Hyundai Unicorns, 53-70-3
  8. KIA Tigers, 49-76-1

Playoffs: Hanwha def. SK, 3 games to 2. Doosan def. Hanwha, 3 games to 0.

2005 Korean Series: Samsung def. Doosan, 4 games to 0.

Offensive Leaders[edit]

Pitching Leaders[edit]