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2015 Korea Baseball Organization

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The 2015 Korea Baseball Organization season was the 34th for the KBO. The league maintained its high offense pace of a year prior, while adding a 10th team, the kt Wiz, to give the league its largest number of teams to this point. League offensive levels remained high. Eric Thames broke 33-year-old marks for slugging and OPS in a season and became the league's first 40-40 player, while Byung-ho Park broke the RBI record.


Eric Thames of the NC Dinos was named KBO MVP after hitting .381/.497/.790 with 130 RBI, 47 homers and 40 steals to become the league's first 40-40 man, leading in average, OBP and slugging (a record for slugging and OPS) as well as runs and finishing second in walks, total bases and RBI. Samsung Lions 1B Ja-wook Koo (.349/.417/.534) is named KBO Rookie of the Year.

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, 88-56 (Manager: Jung-il Ryu)
  2. NC Dinos, 84-57-3 (Kyung-moon Kim)
  3. Doosan Bears, 79-65 (Tae-hyeong Kim)
  4. Nexen Heroes, 78-65-1 (Kyung-yeop Yeom)
  5. SK Wyverns, 69-73-2 (Yong-hee Kim)
  6. Hanwha Eagles, 68-76 (Sung-keun Kim)
  7. KIA Tigers, 67-77 (Ki-tae Kim)
  8. Lotte Giants, 66-77-1 (Jong-woon Lee)
  9. LG Twins, 64-78-2 (Sang-moon Yang)
  10. kt Wiz, 52-91-4 (Bum-hyun Cho)

Playoffs: Nexen def. SK, 1 game to 0. Doosan def. Nexen, 3 games to 1. Doosan def. NC, 3 games to 2.

2015 Korean Series: Doosan def. Samsung, 4 games to 1

Offensive Leaders[edit]

Pitching Leaders[edit]