“I felt like I had become a shameful senior to my juniors.”
KIA Tigers Na Seong-beom left for Arizona, the United States, a spring camp training site through Incheon International Airport on the 30th. Na Seong-beom, who spent his first season at KIA last year, played all 144 games and recorded a batting average of 0.320, 21 homers, 97 RBIs, and an OPS of 0.910, leading the team to the postseason in four years.
This spring camp is the first overseas field training in KIA uniforms. Na Seong-beom, whom I met before departure, said, “Last year, I did it in Korea due to Corona 19. It was the first time I went abroad after the team changed. I think it will be fun,” he said. 스포츠토토
At the same time, Na Seong-beom added, “I hope that not only me but all players will come back without getting hurt and achieve all the goals they planned.”
Na Seong-beom from Yasujo is the best mentor to his juniors. Na Seong-beom said, “I’m just old and I don’t think of myself as a veteran (laughs). I just think of myself as a senior who helps juniors. If there’s a junior who approaches me, I try to help a lot. I’m always open.” There are many, but I hope there will be many upcoming juniors.”
Na Seong-beom, who won the Golden Gloves (2014-2015) twice during his NC Dinos days, enjoyed the honor of winning the Golden Gloves in his first year at KIA. A successful year in his first season.
However, Na Seong-beom made a fatal mistake in the first game of the wild card match by dropping the ball backwards while defending. KIA lost the first game, and Na Seong-beom’s first fall baseball in a Tigers uniform ended with just one game.
Na Seong-beom said, “It was unfortunate. I made a mistake and everyone knows it. I admit it. I felt like I became a shameful senior to my juniors.” promised that
In the 2023 season, Na Seong-beom is definitely hoping for a championship ring. “The goal is, of course, to win the team. I will do my best to not get injured and perform as well as last year.”