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.
- P: Min-Han Son, Lotte Giants
- C: Kab-yong Jin, Samsung Lions
- 1B: Tae-kyun Kim, Hanwha Eagles
- 2B: Kyung-hyun An, Doosan Bears
- 3B: Bum-ho Lee, Hanwha Eagles
- SS: Si-hyun Son, Doosan Bears
- OF: Cliff Brumbaugh, Hyundai Unicorns
- OF: Byung-kyu Lee, LG Twins
- OF: Jay Davis, Hanwha Eagles
- OF: Larry Sutton, Hyundai Unicorns
- DH: Jae-hyun Kim, SK Wyverns
- Samsung Lions, 74-48-4
- Doosan Bears, 72-51-3
- SK Wyverns, 70-50-6
- Hanwha Eagles, 64-61-1
- Lotte Giants, 58-67-1
- LG Twins, 54-71-1
- Hyundai Unicorns, 53-70-3
- 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.
- Average - Byung-kyu Lee, LG .337
- Home Runs - Larry Sutton, Hyundai 35
- RBI - Sutton, 102
- Steals - Yong-taik Park, LG 43
- ERA - Min-han Son, Lotte 2.46
- Wins - Son, 18
- Saves - Jae-hun Chung, Doosan 30
- Strikeouts - Young-soo Bae, Samsung; Danny Rios, Doosan 147
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