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Former MLB All-Star Chan Ho Park retires

Former major leaguer Chan Ho Park is retiring after a career spanning nearly two decades in the United States, Japan and South Korea. Park was the first South Korean-born player in the Major League Baseball. The 39-year-old right-hander announced his retirement Friday. Park holds the MLB record for most wins by an Asian pitcher, going 124-98 with a 4.36 ERA. He was an All-Star...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Chan Ho Park announces retirement

Former major leaguer Chan Ho Park is retiring after a career spanning nearly two decades in the United States, Japan and South Korea. Park was the first South Korean-born player in the Major League Baseball. The 39-year-old right-hander announced his retirement Friday. Park holds the MLB record for most wins by an Asian pitcher, going 124-98 with a 4.36 ERA. He was an All-Star...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Chan Ho Park retires from baseball

Chan Ho Park last pitched in 2011 with the Orix Buffaloes. His last appearance in Major League Baseball came in 2010 with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Park spent seventeen seasons in the major leagues after signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1994. Park, 39,  was once one of the best pitchers in baseball. In his eight seasons with the Dodgers the right hander was 80-54 with a 3.80...
Via Tireball.com
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss
CAST OF CHARACTERS

Larry King, Chan Ho, Psy celebrate birthday

Hey, what do CNN talk show host Larry King, his wife, former MLB pitcher Chan Ho Park, and Korean rapper Psy all have in common? They all appear in this photo together.Apparently, the group met up in honor of King's 78th birthday on Monday. The photo was uploaded via Twitter along with the following caption:  It looks like a good time was had by all. I just wish there was...
Via Bush League Chronicle
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Larry King Tweets Picture of Himself With Chan Ho Park, ‘Gangnam Style’ Artist Psy (Photo)

Larry King likely made it all over the map during his days with CNN. So, perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that King has many international friends. Likewise, it seems that recently King was visiting with some of his companions from Korea, according to Twitter. We don’t really know the context of this photo, but King is well known as a Los Angeles Dodgers fan, so maybe being...
Via NESN.com
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Chan Ho Park and Larry King...Gangnam Style!

I've tried my damnest not to post anything Gangnam-style related, but when something like this happens...self imposed rules are meant to be broken.Alright.  So.  Many.  Questions.First off, the obvious.  What is Psy doing with Chan Ho Park?  That's an easy one...they're both Korean rap sensations.Next, what are Larry King and his wife doing with the pair?  And what...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Chan Ho Park rapping about crap

Chan Ho Park made a pretty nice Major League career out of pitching. In fact, at the age of 38, he's still pitching over in South Korea, last I checked. He provided 17 years of service for seven different big league teams and, on October 1, 2010, he became the winningest Asian pitcher in MLB history (124). However, I have to believe the legend of Chan Ho Park will forever be...
Via The Outside Corner
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-MLB pitcher Chan Ho Park raps in insurance commercial

There is double parking, parallel parking and no Chan Ho Parking.  Chan Ho Parking means poking yourself in the eye while rapping about a Japanese insurance company. Deadspin tells us that Park is selling life insurance for Hanwha Insurance while pitching or the Hanwha Eagles in his homeland of Korea.  Park has made his living as a pitcher, earning over $85 million in the United...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss
WORD TO YOUR MOTHER

Ex-MLB pitcher Chan Ho Park raps in commercial

I have no idea who exactly this commercial is for and, frankly, I'm too lazy to look it up.What I know is this...that's former Major League pitcher (and current Korean Baseball Organization superstar) Chan Ho Park rapping for an life insurance company.신난다! <---That's Korean for "awesome". ***A tip o' the hat to Dan over at MyKBO.net.***
Via Hall of Very Good
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Chan Ho Park is Heading Home to Korea

Last year at this time, it was announced that the Majors winningest Asian-born pitcher was heading to Japan.Monday, word came that Chan Ho Park Park would be introduced as the newest member of the Hanwha Eagles in the Korea Baseball Organization."I plan to spend the rest of my career helping to develop Korean baseball," the former All-Star said. "I'd like to help...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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