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KBO’s Kia Tigers to Open New Ballpark

Kia Tigers LogoKorea Baseball OrganizationThe Korea Baseball Organization’s (KBO) Kia Tigers will open the new Gwangju-Kia Champions Field on Saturday against the Doosan BearsRead more here. Watch the Tigers v.s. Bears at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in 2013.

Gwangju-Kia Champions Field Rendering

Gwangju-Kia Champions Field Rendering

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Kia Tigers to Get New Stadium

The Kia Tigers from the Korea professional baseball league are slated to get a new 25,000-seat, $3 billion won (around $26 million US, we think) ballpark in Gwangju.  The stadium is expected to open in 2014.  Read more here.

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Baseball a Corporate Game in South Korea

Kia Tigers Corporate LogoKorea Baseball Organization LogoThe professional baseball business is a little bit different in places like South Korea and Japan.  Corporate owned teams are used as marketing vehicles to drive image and corporate brands.  Read more here.  Oh, and the Kia Tigers won the Korea Baseball Organization title last weekend.

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