2012 Korean Series

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The 2012 Korean Series was the 30th Korean Series. The Samsung Lions and SK Wyverns meet for the third straight Series, SK having won in 2010 and Samsung in 2011. SK was in its 6th straight Korean Series, setting a new record. Samsung won this time, behind the efforts of Series MVP Seung-yeop Lee (8 for 23, 7 RBI).

The Teams[edit]

SK Wyverns[edit]

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SK was guided by Man-soo Lee. They finished second in the regular season at 71-59-3, led offensively by veteran slugger Ho-joon Lee (.300/.407/.488) and Jung Choi (.300/.395/.538, 26 HR, 85 R, 85 RBI), one of the top batters of recent years. The top hurlers were Hee-sang Yoon (10-9, 3.36), Hee-soo Park (8-1, 6 Sv, 1.32) and Woo-ram Jung (2-4, 30 Sv, 2.20).

Samsung Lions[edit]

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Samsung was led by manager Jung-il Ryu. They had the best regular-season record at 80-51-2. Their offense boasted four .300 hitters in Seok-min Park (.312/.433/.524, 23 HR, 91 RBI, 2nd in the KBO in RBI and 4th in homers), Seung-yeop Lee (.307/.384/.502, 21 HR, 85 RBI), Kab-yong Jin (.307/.354/.419) and Han-lee Park (.304/.393/.381). They also had a strong staff with Won-sam Jang (17-6, 3.55) leading the league in wins and being supported by Mitch Talbot (14-3, 3.97), Young-soo Bae (12-8, 3.21) and Brian Gordon (11-3, 3.94) in the rotation and a bullpen headed by Seung-hwan Oh (2-1, 37 Sv, 1.94), Chang-min Shim (2-2, Sv, 1.83) and Ji-man An (1-2, 1.71).

The Games[edit]

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