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« Wishfull Thinking? | Main | The First Link »

May 27, 2005

HEE SEOP!

One of the best (and worst) things about Dodger Stadium is the fans. Aside from the video tape evidence of the tail lights of the car leaving when Kirk Gibson hit his famous moonshot in 1988, I have to say most Dodger fans really are passionate and into the game.

The traditions and chants throughout the game are great, though I could deal with less 'waves' being started from the bleachers.

But this year, it seems the coolest chant is when Mr. Korea -- Hee Seop Choi -- comes to bat and his name caroms through Chavez Ravine. And what most fans don't know is that Hee Seop has another diehard rooting section: the saber-heads.

The book Moneyball made them famous, in the form of Bill Beane. But fantasy baseball players and just stat-centric baseball fans really do care about data like on base percentage and slugging percentage. Well, Hee Seop is a giant-killer from that perspective....

And now he even has a website/blog devoted to him.

Posted by Ethan Lindsey at 12:57 AM

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