2017 Korea Baseball Organization
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The 2017 Korea Baseball Organization season was the 36th for the KBO.
Hyeon-jong Yang of the KIA Tigers won KBO MVP after going 20-6 with a 3.44 ERA to tie for the win lead while finishing third in strikeouts and 5th in ERA. Nexen Heroes OF Jeong-hoo Lee is named KBO Rookie of the Year; he hit .324 with 111 runs.
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: Hyeon-jong Yang, KIA Tigers
- C: Min-ho Kang, Samsung Lions
- 1B: Dae-ho Lee, Lotte Giants
- 2B: Chi-hong An, KIA Tigers
- 3B: Jeong Choi, SK Wyverns
- SS: Sun-bin Kim, KIA Tigers
- OF: Sung-bum Na, Lotte Giants
- OF: Hyung-woo Choi, KIA Tigers
- OF: Roger Bernadina, KIA Tigers
- DH: Yong-taek Park, Lotte Giants
- KIA Tigers, 87-56-1 (Ki-tae Kim)
- Doosan Bears, 84-57-3 (Tae-hyeong Kim)
- Lotte Giants, 80-62-2 (Won-woo Cho)
- NC Dinos, 79-62-3 (Kyung-moon Kim)
- SK Wyverns, 75-68-1 (Trey Hillman)
- LG Twins, 69-72-3 (Sang-moon Yang)
- Nexen Heroes, 69-72-3 (Jung-seok Jang)
- Hanwha Eagles, 61-81-2 (Sung-keun Kim)
- Samsung Lions, 55-84-5 (Manager: Han-soo Kim)
- kt Wiz, 50-94-2 (Bum-hyun Cho)
Playoffs: NC def. Lotte, 3 games to 2. Doosan def. NC, 3 games to 1.
2017 Korean Series: KIA def. Doosan, 4 games to 1.
- Average - Sun-bin Kim, KIA .370
- Home Runs - Jeong Choi, SK 46
- RBI - Darin Ruf, Samsung 124
- Steals - Hae-min Park, Samsung 40
- ERA - Ryan Feierabend, kt 3.04
- Wins - Hyeon-jong Yang, KIA & Hector Noesi, KIA 20
- Saves - Seung-lak Son, Lotte 37
- Strikeouts - Merrill Kelly, SK 189
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