“My grandmother who lives in LA is very proud of me.”
Major leaguer infielder Tommy Hyeon-su Edmund (St. Louis), who is about to join the WBC (World Baseball Classic) Korean national team, is a source of great pride for his Korean-American family living in the United States. His mother, Kwak Kyung-ah, is a Korean-American who was born in Korea and immigrated to the United States. Edmund is of mixed race, born to an American father and a Korean mother. He is the second of three siblings including an older brother and a younger sister. He was born and raised in the United States, so he doesn’t speak Korean fluently, but thanks to his mother and his maternal family living in LA, he’s no stranger to Korean culture, food, or the Korean language. You can understand this atmosphere by looking at the Korean middle name of ‘Hyeonsu’.
Edmund, whose name was only known to domestic baseball fans as an ’emerging Korean major leaguer’, now has a common denominator of ‘one team’. The interest of Korean fans has increased significantly, and the players are feeling it. Even though he has American citizenship, the opportunity to play as a ‘Korean player’ created a new link. 스포츠토토 It means a lot to his family that he wears the Taegeuk mark on his chest as a member of the Korean national team. Edman said, “I am encouraged by the interest of Korean fans.” He said that he came out,” and thanked his family for being proud of him. He also said, “I have a lot of Korean followers on social media. It’s a wonderful thing. I want to continue to receive support from Korean fans in the future.”
Edmund is also about to visit Korea for the first time in his life. From the 14th (Korean time), he started full-scale team training at the Jupiter St. Louis Cardinals Camp in Florida, and after improving his condition there until the end of February, he will join the WBC national team. It was initially expected that Edmon would arrive ahead of a practice game in Osaka, Japan after March 4, but the timing could be delayed. Edmund’s goal is to go to Seoul, train with the national team at the Gocheok Dome, and move to Osaka together. “I’m not sure yet, but my tentative plan so far is to spend a few days in Seoul with the national team before going to Osaka,” Edman said of his plans. He repeated the word ‘exciting’ several times. mother country. ‘Hyeonsu’ goes.