MLB The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time  

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Since 1994, over 20 South Korean baseball players have played in Major League Baseball. Featuring some of the best MLB players currently playing today and the greatest baseball players of all time, this list of MLB players from South Korea includes World Series champions, Hall-of-Famers, and baseball legends. Who is the best MLB player from South Korea?

When ranking the best Korean MLB players, Chan Ho Park, Shin-soo Choo, and Hyun-jin Ryu are definitely in the top 10. Other good MLB players who were born in South Korea include Byung-hyun Kim, Hee-seop Choi, Jung Ho Kang, and Dae-ho Lee.

Vote up the best MLB players from South Korea. Feel free to add any famous Korean baseball players who have played in the Major Leagues who are missing from the list.

1
42 3
Shin-Soo Choo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Shin-Soo Choo Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

2
37 5
Chan Ho Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Chan Ho Park Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

3
29 4
Hyun-jin Ryu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Hyun-jin Ryu Pitcher

4
30 6
Byung-hyun Kim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Byung-hyun Kim Pitcher

5
18 2
Oh Seung-hwan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Oh Seung-Hwan Relief Pitcher

6
12 1
Lee Dae-ho is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Dae-ho Lee Infielder

7
19 6
Bong Jung-keun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Bong Jung-keun Starting pitcher, Pitcher

8
16 6
Kang Jung-ho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Kang Jung-ho Infielder

9
12 3
Kim Hyun-soo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Kim Hyun-soo Left fielder

10
13 4
Ji-man Choi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Ji-man Choi First Baseman, Outfielder

11
8 1
Rob Refsnyder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Rob Refsnyder Second Baseman, Right Fielder, First Baseman

12
10 3
Tommy Phelps is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Tommy Phelps Pitcher

13
12 5
Cha Seung Baek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Cha Seung Baek Pitcher

14
12 7
Hee-seop Choi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Hee-seop Choi First baseman

15
12 7
Cho Jin-Ho is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Cho Jin-Ho Pitcher

16
8 4
Jae-Gyun Hwang is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Jae-Gyun Hwang Infielder

17
6 4
Jae Kuk Ryu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Jae Kuk Ryu Relief pitcher, Pitcher

18
8 7
Sun-woo Kim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Sun-Woo Kim Pitcher

19
4 3
Chang-Yong Lim is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Chang-Yong Lim Pitcher

20
3 3
Lee Sang-Hoon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Lee Sang-Hoon Pitcher

21
3 3
Koo Dae-Sung is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Koo Dae-Sung Pitcher

22
3 4
Jae Weong Seo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Jae Weong Seo Pitcher