Doosan announced Shin Sung-hyun’s retirement on the 22nd.
Shin Sung-hyun, an infielder from Kyoto International High School in Japan, joined the Hanwha Eagles as a nurturing player in 2015 and joined the Doosan Bears through a trade in 2017. He played in 287 games in nine professional seasons, batting .217, 16 home runs, and 59 RBIs.
Shin Sung-hyun said, “It was never easy to choose to take off the professional uniform that I had been attached to. I made this decision to prepare for my second life,” he said. 스포츠토토
“I remember all the good moments and disappointing moments. I’m sorry that I couldn’t live up to the expectations of Doosan Bears fans who supported me more than anyone else,” he said adding, “I won’t forget the support no matter where I am in the future.”
Meanwhile, Shin Sung-hyun is agonizing over his second life. The Doosan Bears will support the 2023 front training, which is highly regarded as a model for professional consciousness and juniors who have trained harder than anyone else.