Kiwoom Heroes (CEO: Wi Jae-min) hosted 메이저놀이터 the June Unsung Hero Awards with Nike ahead of the final game of three consecutive games during the week against KT Wiz at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 11th.
Pitcher Yang Hyun and fielder Kim Joon-wan were selected as “June Unsung Heroes.” Yang Hyun played 12 games in June and played as an all-weather bullpen with one loss and two-hold ERA of 6.75 in 9 1/3 innings. During June, Kim Jun-wan played as a table setter with 14 hits, three RBIs and 10 runs batted in 0.189 in 23 games.
The “Monthly Unspoken Hero” is an event that selects and awards players who are not noticeable but are dedicated to the team. Players selected as the Unsung Hero will receive Nike products worth 1 million won. The winners will be selected by fans’ recommendations through SNS and Nike shoes will be presented to five fans who wrote recommended comments.