GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Even with more than two hours left before the puck was scheduled to drop between the Koreans and their heavily favored Swiss opponents, a taxicab couldn’t get anywhere near the arena. I’d assumed, and planned for, the first game featuring a joint team of players from both North and South Korea…
The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions after a wait of 108 years, and one very tense extra inning. Here’s how the final out of tonight’s Game 7 sounded on TV and radio around the globe, starting up top with Chicago’s flagship radio broadcaster WSCR.
The Indians’ shocking eighth-inning comeback tied things up against the Cubs, thanks to Rajai Davis homering off Aroldis Chapman. Up top is how it sounded on Korean broadcaster MBC Sports; below is how it sounded on Russian TV.
Yeah, that has to suck.
We’re big fans of Texas Rangers sideline guy Jim Knox, and tonight Knoxie presented his latest stunt: teaming with the Taekwondo Association of Texas to celebrate Korean Night at the ballpark in Arlington with some board-breaking.
I will admit to not knowing exactly what’s going on in this video from the Korean league, which you may have to click through to view. Perhaps we can work it out together.
Sung Woo Lee, who's been a fan of the Royals since the '90s, traveled from South Korea to Kansas City in August for his first game. Since Kansas City made it to the World Series, Sung Woo got time off from work to see Game One against the Giants. Sung Woo's back, baby!
What you see here, via our friends at MyKBO.net, is the mayor of Changwon, South Korea, Ahn Sang-soo, getting busted with an egg thrown by councilman Kim Sung-il.
One Korean journalist for KBS worked on a feature on baseball players being hit by pitches, and did some firsthand reporting to find out if it hurts to be hit by a baseball. It does!
Don't celebrate your home runs before they come down.
A Kaka-free Brazil and Portugal play to see who wins the group while Ivory Coast and the Bad Korea play for third place. Comment about the action below.
This one's not even going to be close, Brazil's going to show 'em what's what for kidnapping all those Japanese people.