End of 6 years? Oh Ji-hwan who sees more than that “I am still confident”

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After the news of Oh Ji-hwan’s multi-year contract with the LG Twins came out, the word ‘life’ came out. Oh Ji-hwan, a word that would mean the end to some, was rather looking farther away.

On the 19th, LG announced that it had signed a multi-year contract with Oh Ji-hwan for a total of 12.4 billion won, with a guarantee of 10 billion won and an option of 2.4 billion won over a six-year contract period from 2024 to 2029. It was the first multi-year contract for the LG club.

In a phone call with Xports News, Oh Ji-hwan said, “I am grateful that I can be treated so well in one team.” Wouldn’t it be. Creating a condition where I can play 144 games with a healthy body was the first thing,” he said about his feelings at the time of signing. 안전놀이터

Oh Ji-hwan, who obtained FA qualification in 2019, signed a 4-year contract for a total of 4 billion won and stayed with LG. Even at that time, Oh Ji-hwan’s contract was evaluated as a so-called ‘hye-ja contract’ with a smaller amount than expected, and Oh Ji-hwan proved his greater value with his appearance on and off the field over the course of the season.

Oh Ji-hwan will be 32 years old this year and 38 years old when his contract expires. Oh Ji-hwan laughed and said, “When others saw it, I had a contract to retire.” “Since I signed a multi-year contract, I have a bigger dream and another goal. I say it as if it will end at my age, but I am still very confident.”

This is the reason why I am reluctant to the word ‘the oldest shortstop’ that will come someday. Oh Ji-hwan says that the modifier ‘oldest’ rather seems to set the limits of an athlete. Oh Ji-hwan confidently said, “Shortstops are worried because quickness is important, but I think I’ll be playing in that position even at that age.”

Oh Ji-hwan will wear the captain’s armband this year as well as last year. No one can say Oh Ji-hwan is the pillar of the team anymore. He said to the fans, “I am confident that I will be able to watch more than 6 years. I want to give the fans more joy, and I want to create a situation where they can laugh a lot by winning more games.”

“Shinbaram baseball is LG’s color, so our goal is to protect it as well as possible. I really want to tell you that I want to become a professional baseball player who can do his part,” he said. “he said forcefully.

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