“Please remember me as ‘Kim Ha-seong'”… Change the notation of Kim Ha-seong’s uniform, ‘KIM → HS KIM’
San Diego Padres Kim Ha-seong, entering his third year in the big leagues, made small but small changes to imprint his presence.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, a local media in San Diego, “Ha-seong Kim, who is in his third season in San Diego, decided to change his last name to ‘HSKIM’ to differentiate himself from other players with the last name Kim who played in the major leagues. decided,” he said.
The media elaborated on Kim Ha-sung’s differentiation strategy, mentioning Korean big leaguers such as Kim Byung-hyun, Kim Hyun-soo, Kim Gwang-hyun, and Kim Seon-woo, who had the surname Kim before Ha-seong Kim.먹튀검증
In an interview with the media, Kim Ha-seong said, “There are many Korean big leaguers who have the surname Kim, and there are many people with the surname Kim in Korea.” I think a lot of people will recognize it as ‘” and explained the reason for changing the name of the uniform.
After advancing to San Diego in 2021, he will spend his third season in San Diego this year. Last year, he became a full-time shortstop due to an injury to Fernando Tatis Jr. and a ban for taking prohibited drugs, and was recognized as a finalist in the shortstop category for the National League Gold Glove.
Locally, when Kim Ha-seong is active, he is called by various modifiers such as ‘Awesome Kim’ and ‘King Ha-seong’, and if the uniform name is changed, it is expected that San Diego fans will surely imprint the three letters of Kim Ha-seong