Choo Shin-soo (41, SSG) of ‘Chu Choo Train’ expressed his gratitude to the officials who worked hard for the SSG team last year.
On the 5th, SSG said, “On the 4th, Shin-soo Choo gave a total of 5,000 to 55 officials who supported the athletes in invisible places such as bus drivers, 안전놀이터 locker room, laundry, and cleaning staff, groundskeepers, cheerleaders, and training assistants on the 4th. We presented Shinsegae gift certificates worth 10,000 won.”
Choo Shin-soo, who tasted the first ‘Wire-to-wire’ overall victory at SSG last season (never giving first place from the first day to the last day of the regular season) It is the result of following the MLB (U.S. Professional Baseball) tradition.
In MLB, regardless of team performance, players express their gratitude in their own way to the officials who worked hard for the team after the season. There are many ways to show appreciation, such as giving a tip or sending a gift.
Choo Shin-soo said through the club, “I thought that these people had a heart that loved and cared for our players, so good energy and energy gathered to prevent injuries and improve individual players’ records.” I think it is big,” he said.
He continued, “If we share the joy of winning and express our gratitude well, these people will feel a sense of duty, belonging, and pride to the club, and they will have a sense of loyalty to our team.” , I think it is more meaningful because I won the championship.”
Last year, all SSG players included in the Korean Series entry collected 30 million won and presented it to the person in charge of the home game, and Choo Shin-soo delivered this gift separately.
Choo Shin-soo wore the SSG uniform in the 2021 season after playing for 16 years with the Cleveland Indians (now the Guardians) and the Texas Rangers at the time of MLB. In December of last year, he re-signed with SSG for an annual salary of 1.7 billion won, predicting an active performance in the 2023 season.