KBO Archives | Be Korea-savvy
KBO to Develop Metaverse Platforms and NFTs

KBO to Develop Metaverse Platforms and NFTs

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) is reaching out to young baseball fans with metaverse platforms and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The KBO, jointly with the league’s title sponsor Shinhan Bank, plans to introduce collaboration events by setting up metaverse platforms through which baseball fans can enjoy various services online. The [...]

Tarps, Food, Heaters: How KBO Teams are Preparing for ‘Spring’ Training in Feb.

Tarps, Food, Heaters: How KBO Teams are Preparing for ‘Spring’ Training in Feb.

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — One of the gazillion things that the coronavirus pandemic has changed for South Korean baseball clubs is that they aren’t able to travel overseas for spring training this year. For years, Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) clubs have flocked to warm regions in Australia, Taiwan or Japan in late January [...]

What Trophy? KBO’s Dinos Celebrate Korean Series Title with Giant Sword

What Trophy? KBO’s Dinos Celebrate Korean Series Title with Giant Sword

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — After clinching their first-ever South Korean baseball championship Tuesday night, the NC Dinos celebrated their victory with … a sword? No, it wasn’t the actual trophy for the Korean Series champions. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) doesn’t hand out swords or any form of replica weapons. You see, the [...]

KBO Increases Crowd Size, Tightens Health Protocols for Postseason in Nov.

KBO Increases Crowd Size, Tightens Health Protocols for Postseason in Nov.

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean baseball league announced Thursday its postseason participants will play before larger crowds than they did during the regular season, while also unveiling tighter health protocols for both players and fans during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), following talks with the sports ministry [...]