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Baseball fever in Seoul, Korea : 2012 Championship

Key Phrase : Give baseball a chance, You won't regret it

Baseball (in Korean it is called Ya-gu 야구) is very popular game in South Korea, and especially cheered and watched by millions of Seoulites. There are eight teams in main championship including Lotte, Samsung, Nexon, LG, SK, Doosan, Kia, Hanhwa (more details here : link )

Two main Baseball stadiums (야구장) in Seoul are located in Jamsil and Mok-dong. Baseball game is watched by families, friends, and couple. Recently, I get a chance to watch baseball game at Mok-dong baseball stadium.  The match was between Nexon Heroes and Lotte Giants. 


The game started at 6.30pm in evening. Weather was fantastic, and all set for a wonderful match. There were total 9 innings each for both teams. Most of the people were cheering Lotte Giants (they are very popular in Seoul).  Result : Lotte Giants won the match! 
Here are some snap shots of the stadium! 

There are many activities during the match which people can enjoy. There is a small singing c…