KIA is going well, and Ryu Hyun-jin is coming back…A grand slam in the box office! The KBO League has over 2 million spectators

The 2024 KBO League’s regular season hit a home run in the first month since its opening. As the 2024 KBO League has surpassed 2 million spectators at the second fastest pace in history, it is expected that the number of spectators will surpass the record number in a single season.

KBO announced on the 27th that a total of 85,671 spectators entered the 2024 Shinhan SOL Bank KBO League game held at five stadiums nationwide.먹튀검증

The game between the LG Twins and the KIA Tigers at Jamsil Baseball Stadium sold out 23,750 seats. The showdown between the Hanwha Eagles and the Doosan Bears at Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon was also held amid roars of 12,000 spectators.

The “Nakdong River Derby” between NC Dinos and Lotte Giants held at Changwon NC Park also sold out 17,891 seats. The match between SSG Landers and KT Wiz at SSG Landers Field in Incheon boasted a hot heat with 16,957 people entering.

The Gocheok Sky Dome, where the Kiwoom Heroes and the Samsung Lions faced off, also attracted 15,073 people, nearly 16,000 people, creating an atmosphere reminiscent of the postseason.

For the Hanwha Eagles, the record for consecutive home games was increased to 14. While setting a new record for consecutive home games sold out on the previous day in the KBO League, the team made another history in just one day. NC enjoyed the pleasure of selling out its second season and LG’s fourth season.

The KBO League had 1,943,228 cumulative spectators for the 2024 season as of last Wednesday. The number added 85,671 on Monday, easily surpassing 2 million spectators. It is the first time in 148 games since the opening of the regular season on April 23.

It is the second fastest time ever to surpass the 2 million mark in 148 games. The shortest time in history to surpass the 2 million mark was 126 games in 2012 under the system of eight teams.

Since the inauguration of the 10 teams in the main league of the KBO League in 2015, the number of spectators exceeded 1 million for the first time in 70 games on Feb. 9 after the opening of the 2024 season, setting a new record for the minimum number of spectators. He has added 1 million spectators in 78 games.

The total number of games sold out in the 2024 season is 40. The cumulative total number of spectators is also 2,028,999. By team, LG attracted the largest number of 284,415 fans, ranking first among the total number of spectators. SSG came in second with 268,966, Doosan came in third with 257,091 and Lotte came in fourth with 215,258.

KIA, which is running first in the regular season, saw its home audience surge thanks to its good performance. A total of 193,76 people visited Kia Champions Field in Gwangju until the match against NC on the 21st. The number is up 89% compared to the same period last year.

Hanwha also had 156,000 fans visiting Hanwha Life Eagles Park until the match against Doosan on the 26th. The number of home fans has increased by more than 50% compared to the same period last year, and they are screaming happily.

This year’s KBO League had many positive developments. As Korean Monster Ryu Hyun-jin returned to the Hanwha Eagles after ending his Major League career for the first time in 12 years, spectators flocked to the baseball stadium from the exhibition game.

Although Hanwha is currently ranked eighth, it made a splash by winning seven consecutive games in the early days of the season. Hanwha fans flocked to baseball stadiums not only in their home stadium but also all over the country, driving the initial success.

As KIA settled in the top ranks immediately after the opening of the regular season and made strides to another popular national team, the number of fans visiting the ballpark not only on weekends but also on weekdays has increased significantly.

Since the KBO League was launched in 1982, the largest number of spectators in a single season has reached 8.4 million in the 2017 season. An average of 11,668 spectators per game visited the stadium and enjoyed a great game.

In the 2017 season, there were many factors that contributed to the success of the Korean pro baseball, as Kia, a popular team in the national leagues, won the pennant race, and Lotte ranked third in the latter half of the year. LG also had the highest chance to play in the fall baseball league as it competed for the top five teams until the end of the regular season. However, LG failed to receive the invitation as it was sixth in the final round.

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