The whole country was infested with heat waves, but fans’ passion for baseball was even hotter than that. In the 2023 season, professional baseball exceeded 4 million spectators.메이저사이트
According to the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) on the 2nd, 9,512 spectators entered the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League SSG Landers-Kiwoom Heroes match held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul at 2 pm on the same day.
The KBO League, which counted 3,991,260 people in 359 games until the previous day (1st), leaving 8,740 people to 4 million spectators, broke through 4 million spectators through this game.
Afterwards, the Jamsil (KIA-LG) game held at 5:00 pm had 20,959 people, the Daegu (Hanwha-Samsung) game 12,395 people, the Suwon (NC-KT) game 5406 people, and the Ulsan (Doosan-Lotte) game. 7588 people each entered.
As a result, this season’s KBO League, which has played 364 games up to today’s game, recorded a cumulative audience of 4,047,120.
After the 10 club system, it reached 4 million spectators at the 4th fastest pace after 2018 (328 games), 2016 (334 games), and 2017 (341 games). Even in 2019, before the spread of Corona 19, it achieved 4 million spectators in 364 games.
In particular, it is the first time in four years since 2019 that the number of spectators exceeded 4 million before the end of the first half.
After the outbreak of Corona 19, 4 million spectators are the second after 2022, but the heat is hotter than a year ago. Last year, when the total number of spectators was 6,076,074, it attracted 4 million spectators in 487 games on August 6, more than a month later than this year.