1989 Korea Baseball Organization

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The 1989 Korea Baseball Organization was the 8th KBO season. The Haitai Tigers won their 4th straight title, while Haitai ace Dong-yol Son took his 2nd MVP and third pitching Triple Crown.


The KBO MVP was Dong-yol Son. The KBO Rookie of the Year was Jeong-hyeon Pak.

The following players won Gold Gloves, which in the KBO go to the best overall player at each position are not a defensive (only) award.


  1. Binggrae Eagles, 71-46-3
  2. Haitai Tigers, 65-51-4
  3. Taepyungyang Dolphins, 62-54-4
  4. Samsung Lions, 57-58-5
  5. OB Bears, 54-63-3
  6. MBC Blue Dragons, 49-67-4
  7. Lotte Giants, 48-67-5

Playoffs: Taepyungyang def. Samsung, 2 games to 1. Haitai def. Taepyungyang, 3 games to 0.

1989 Korean Series: Haitai def. Binggrae, 4 games to 1

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