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09/21/2004 Archived Entry: "Korean Baseball News: KBO Bans 51 Players for 2004 Season"

Korean Baseball News: KBO Bans 51 Players for 2004 Season

KBO Bans 51 Players for Rest of the 2004 Season
by Robert Kiyoshi Shadlow

51 players suspected of draft-dodging have been banned from playing the rest of the 2004 Korean Baseball Organization season.
Up to 110 current and former players are under suspicion for altering urine tests to avoid mandatory military service.
At least 10 players have been arrested including Jung Sung-ki, a minor leaguer in the Atlanta Braves' farm system.


Kim, H. (2004, September 21). KBO suspends 51 draft dodgers. Korea Times.

St. John, Thomas. (2004, September 21). Mr. Yagu: late season injuries, scandal hit teams hard. Korea Times.

Kim, H. (2004, September 15). US-based pitcher arrested for suspected draft-dodging. Korea Times.

St. John, T. (2004, September 14). Mr. Yagu: list increases to over 100 KBO players. Korea Times.

Kim, R. (2004, September 9). Draft-dodgers to get heavier punishment. Korea Times.

St. John, T. (2004, September 8). Mr. Yagu: pro baseball facing biggest crisis. Korea Times.

St. John, T. (2004, September 7). Mr. Yagu: scandal rocks KBO teams. Korea Times.

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