KBO President Heo Gu-yeon departed for the United States on the 12th to discuss specific details for the internationalization of baseball, 스포츠토토 such as holding the 2024 KBO League opening game in the United States and promoting an exhibition game between KBO and MLB clubs.
President Huh met with LA Angels (LAA) President John Carpino and LA Dodgers (LAD) Marketing Director Ron Lawson on the 13th local time. At this meeting, the overall details of the opening game of the 2024 KBO League and the holding of an exhibition match between KBO-MLB clubs were discussed. When holding the game, he asked for a plan to fully allow the KBO to have rights such as KBO league sponsorship, advertisements, and promotions.
On the 14th, he met with Consul General Kim Young-wan in Los Angeles and Sang-won Jeong, Director of the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, to reveal the background and plans for holding the 2024 KBO League opening game in the US, and asked for cooperation from the two organizations to ensure that the game was successfully promoted.
On the 15th, he had a meeting with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. In addition to requesting full support and cooperation from the MLB Secretariat for the opening game of the 2024 KBO League, pending issues in the baseball world between Korea and the United States and future strategic business cooperation plans were discussed.
On the 16th, the WBC national team visited Tucson, Arizona, where they were training, and encouraged the coaching staff and players.
Afterwards, he will return to Korea on the 24th after a schedule with San Diego Padres owner Peter Sidler and president Eric Grubner.