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.


  1. KIA Tigers, 87-56-1 (Ki-tae Kim)
  2. Doosan Bears, 84-57-3 (Tae-hyeong Kim)
  3. Lotte Giants, 80-62-2 (Won-woo Cho)
  4. NC Dinos, 79-62-3 (Kyung-moon Kim)
  5. SK Wyverns, 75-68-1 (Trey Hillman)
  6. LG Twins, 69-72-3 (Sang-moon Yang)
  7. Nexen Heroes, 69-72-3 (Jung-seok Jang)
  8. Hanwha Eagles, 61-81-2 (Sung-keun Kim)
  9. Samsung Lions, 55-84-5 (Manager: Han-soo Kim)
  10. 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.

Offensive Leaders[edit]

Pitching Leaders[edit]