A coffee truck came for Lee Seung-yeop, who led the Doosan Bears to its first 11 consecutive wins.
Doosan won 8-5 against Lotte Giants in the 안전놀이터 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 25th. an 11-game winning streak.
Doosan won 11 consecutive games for the first time in the Bears franchise in 5,284 games. Coach Lee Seung-yeop set a new record for the most consecutive wins in his domestic managerial debut season. In addition, it is the record for the most consecutive wins by a coach. He was on par with manager Jerry Royster, who led Lotte in 2008.
A coffee truck came to Jamsil Stadium ahead of the match against Lotte on the 26th, when Doosan is trying to win 12 consecutive games. It was a coffee truck sent by Lee Seung-yeop’s acquaintance.
On the coffee truck, there were phrases such as “Go, Lee Seung-yeop, coach from a national batter to a national coach!” and “No matter what anyone says, our Bears are going~ Korean Series!”
Coach Lee Seung-yeop also stopped by a coffee truck and drank iced tea before the match. Manager Lee Seung-yeop, who met with reporters, said, “My acquaintance sent it to me. “I enjoyed a cup of iced tea,” he said.
Coach Lee Seung-yeop then said, “It’s burdensome.” We still have 60 games left…”I think my acquaintances are also looking forward to it,” he joked. “I’m more worried about Doosan than I am,” he said with a smile.
Doosan, which is trying to win 12 consecutive games, set up a lineup in the order of Jung Soo-bin (center fielder), Huh Kyung-min (third baseman), Kim Jae-hwan (left fielder), Yang Eui-ji (catcher), Yang Seok-hwan (nominated hitter), Rojas (right fielder), Kang Seung-ho (first baseman), Park Joon-young (shortstop), and Lee Yoo-chan (second baseman). The starting pitcher is Kwak Bin.
The opposing team Lotte formed a lineup that led to Yoon Dong-hee (right fielder), Niko Goodrum (left fielder), Ahn Chi-hong (second baseman), Jeon Joon-woo (nominated hitter), Han Dong-hee (first baseman), Park Seung-wook (third baseman), Yoo Kang-nam (catcher), Noh Jin-hyuk (shortstop), and Kim Min-seok (center fielder). The starting pitcher is Aaron Wilkerson. It is his KBO League debut.