Korea Baseball Organization Rookie of the Year

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The Korea Baseball Organization Rookie of the Year is given to the player judged the Korea Baseball Organization's best rookie player. It was first awarded in 1983, the league's second season as in 1982 all players were "rookies". In 2006, Hyun-jin Ryu, a pitcher with the Hanwha Eagles, became the first (and as of 2019 only) person to win both the Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player Award in the same season.

Award Winners[edit]

Year Player Team Position
1983 Jong-hun Pak OB Bears Outfielder
1984 Seok-hwan Yun OB Bears Pitcher
1985 Sun-cheol Lee Haitai Tigers Infielder
1986 Geon-u Kim MBC Blue Dragons Pitcher
1987 Jeong-hoon Lee Binggrae Eagles Outfielder
1988 Yong-cheol Lee MBC Blue Dragons Pitcher
1989 Jeong-hyeon Pak Taepyungyang Dolphins Pitcher
1990 Dong-su Kim LG Twins Catcher
1991 Kyu-jae Cho Ssangbangwool Raiders Pitcher
1992 Jong-seok Yeom Lotte Giants Pitcher
1993 Jun-hyeok Yang Samsung Lions Outfielder
1994 Ji-hyun Yoo LG Twins Infielder
1995 Dong-su Lee Samsung Lions Infielder
1996 Jae-hong Pak Hyundai Unicorns Outfielder
1997 Byung-kyu Lee LG Twins Outfielder
1998 Soo-kyung Kim Hyundai Unicorns Pitcher
1999 Seong-heun Hong Doosan Bears Catcher
2000 Seung-ho Lee SK Wyverns Pitcher
2001 Tae-gyun Kim Hanwha Eagles Infielder
2002 Yong-jun Cho Hyundai Unicorns Pitcher
2003 Dong-hak Lee Hyundai Unicorns Pitcher
2004 Jae-young Oh Hyundai Unicorns Pitcher
2005 Seung-hwan O Samsung Lions Pitcher
2006 Hyun-jin Ryu Hanwha Eagles Pitcher
2007 Tae-hoon Im Doosan Bears Pitcher
2008 Hyung-woo Choi Doosan Bears Outfielder
2009 Yong-chan Lee Doosan Bears Pitcher
2010 Eui-ji Yang Doosan Bears Catcher
2011 Young-seop Bae Samsung Lions Outfielder
2012 Keon-chang Seo Nexen Heroes Infielder
2013 Jae-hak Lee NC Dinos Pitcher
2014 Min-woo Park NC Dinos Infielder
2015 Ja-wook Koo Samsung Lions Infielder
2016 Jae-young Shin Nexen Heroes Pitcher
2017 Jeong-hoo Lee Nexen Heroes Outfielder
2018 Baek-ho Kang kt Wiz Outfielder
2019 Woo-young Jung LG Twins Pitcher
2020 Hyeong-jun So kt Wiz Pitcher
2021 Eui-lee Lee KIA Tigers Pitcher
2022 Cheol-won Jeong Doosan Bears Pitcher
2023 Dong-ju Moon Hanwha Eagles Pitcher