1991 Korea Baseball Organization

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The 1991 Korea Baseball Organization was the 10th KBO season. The Haitai Tigers won their 6th title and fifth in six years. Jong-hun Jang of the Binggrae Eagles missed a Triple Crown by 3 batting average points and won the MVP. Dong-yol Son of the Haitai Tigers won a pitching Triple Crown with yet another dominant season. The Ssangbangwool Raiders were an expansion team as the league returned to an even number of teams.


The KBO MVP was Jong-hun Jang. The KBO Rookie of the Year was Kyu-jae Cho.

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. Haitai Tigers, 79-42-5
  2. Binggrae Eagles, 72-48-5
  3. Samsung Lions, 70-55-1
  4. Lotte Giants, 61-62-3
  5. Taepyungyang Dolphins, 55-69-2
  6. LG Twins, 53-72-1
  7. Ssangbangwool Raiders, 52-71-3
  8. OB Bears, 51-73-2

Playoffs: Samsung def. Lotte, 2 games to 1 with one tie. Binggrae def. Samsung, 3 games to 1

1991 Korean Series: Haitai def. Binggrae, 4 games to 0

Offensive Leaders[edit]

Pitching Leaders[edit]

  • ERA - Dong-yol Son, Haitai 1.55
  • Wins - Dong-yol Son, 19
  • Saves - Kyu-jae Cho, Ssangbangwool 27
  • Strikeouts - Dong-yol Son, 210