Kim Ha-seong (28, San Diego Padres), who had a great year and made a golden comeback by becoming the first Korean player to win the Gold Glove in the Major League Baseball (MLB) this year, entered into a legal battle with a junior baseball player. ) announced its official position through its legal representative.On the 8th, Law Firm Choi Sun, the legal representative of Ha-seong Kim, said, “The opposing player threatened Ha-seong Kim in 2021 by taking advantage of his military status at the time and demanded money in the name of a settlement, and Ha-seong Kim did not contact him directly or indirectly or engage in any unfavorable actions. “The money was paid without any conditions,” he disclosed.
2021 is the first year that Ha-seong Kim enters the U.S. Major League.Ha-seong Kim, who won a gold medal with the Korean national baseball team at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, entered the training center as an art and physical education agent in December of that year.As long as arts and physical education personnel receive basic military training, they can engage in their original occupation for 2 years and 10 months and be recognized for alternative service.If you encounter legal problems during this period, you may have to re-enlist as an active-duty soldier.
Choi Law Firm said, “Nevertheless, the opposing player violated the agreement by contacting Ha-seong Kim again. Accordingly, Ha-seong Kim filed a criminal complaint to prevent further damage,” and added, “Separately, a civil suit and provisional seizure for violation of the agreement are in progress.” It was said.He also emphasized, “It is completely untrue that Kim Ha-seong unilaterally and habitually assaulted the opposing player.”The person known as a ‘junior player’ is Lim Hye-dong (27), a former professional baseball player who joined the Nexen (now Kiwoom) Heroes as a pitcher in 2015.Ha-seong Kim joined Nexen in 2014, and Hye-dong Lim joined the team a year later in 2015.Lim Hye-dong, a graduate of Cheongnyang Middle School and Shinil High School, joined the team after being drafted in the 8th round of the 2nd round. In 2015, her first year as a professional, she appeared in 7 games in the Futures (Second Division) 온라인카지노 League, with 1 loss and an ERA of 10.45.