Reporter Jang Hyeon-gu = General manager Ryu Seon-gyu (52), who took the lead in winning the combined championship of the professional baseball SSG Landers this year, suddenly expressed his intention to resign, drawing attention to the background.
According to the baseball world, it is known that general manager Ryu conveyed his intention to voluntarily resign to the SSG baseball team on the 12th.
After the season, general manager Ryu led the renewal of coach Kim Won-hyeong’s contract, free agent contracts with foreign players, and the composition of the coaching staff in 2023, so there is a lot of gossip about his sudden resignation.
There are only a handful of cases in which the manager of a winning professional baseball team resigned voluntarily or unintentionally.
General manager Ryu is considered a key figure in the championship that laid the groundwork for SSG to regain the top spot in the Korean Series in four years.
Director Ryu, who started as an employee of the LG Twins club in 1997, moved to SK Wyverns, the predecessor of SSG, and is a non-player general manager who sold well in the baseball team for 25 years until this year.
Unlike the previous parent company’Parachute Personnel’, which led the baseball team without expertise, Director Ryu went through key departments of club operation such as public relations, operation, strategic planning, and marketing, and rose to the baseball team leader, the highest peak of the club’s practical work in 2020, and the title of club operation expert is awkward. don’t
Ryu, who became the last general manager of SK Wyverns and the first general manager of SSG Landers, formed a coaching staff with people who knew the team well, such as coach Won-hyeong Kim, bench coach Jo Won-woo, head coach Min-jae Kim, and pitching coach Woong-cheon Cho, who led SK’s golden age. laid the foundation for
Then, by leading non-free agent (FA) multi-year contracts for key players such as Park Jong-hoon, Moon Seung-won, Hanyu Island, and Kim Kwang-hyun, and trying to stabilize the team power, SSG won the regular league wire-to-wire this year and toasted the Korean Series. took the lead in
Recently, he was active as the head of SSG at media awards ceremonies, etc., and then announced his intention to resign on this day, surprising the people around him. 메이저사이트
Some in the baseball world interpret that the Shinsegae Group, the parent company of the SSG baseball team, fired a signal that it would intervene in the operation of the baseball team in earnest.
It is said that the Shinsegae Group, which entrusted the club to experts in each field who led the SK Wyverns baseball team for two years after its foundation, replaced the general manager with this year’s championship and rolled up its sleeves to directly run the club. Until this year, the Shinsegae Group has dispatched only business officials with money to the baseball team.