SBS Sports commentator Kim Tae-hyung, the former manager of the Doosan Bears in the Korean Baseball Organization, has come under fire for using profanity during a broadcast.
According to various media and sports circles on the 7th, Kim Tae-hyung swore at a player while commentating on the KBO game between the Hanwha Eagles and the KIA Tigers at the KIA Champions Field in Gwangju on the 6th.
In the bottom of the ninth inning, with runners on first and second base, KIA was down 3-4, and Na Sung-bum, who stepped up to bat, was hit by a pitch from Hanwha Eagles pitcher Park Sang-won. Park Chan-ho, who was on second base, came home to tie the game at 4-4, and the game went into the 10th inning.
In response, caster Jung Woo-young said, “It’s the 10th inning. The power of the extension fairy (Kim’s nickname) has been unleashed after a long time,” and Kim said, “Ah, Xin. From the first pitch” and spat profanity at the Hanwha pitcher.
Jung was stunned and said, “Please forgive me. I’m sorry, but we were having a conversation when I said that.” Jung apologized.
Kim also apologized, saying, “It’s still a little awkward for me to look at the monitor. I apologize.” The game ended in a 4-4 tie after 12 extra innings.
Kim also came under fire in 2019, when he was the manager of Doosan, for verbally abusing the opposing team’s players during a game. 한국야동 At the time, the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) fined Kim $2 million.