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.

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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

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32 4
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

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23 3
Hyun-jin Ryu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Hyun-jin Ryu Pitcher

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26 5
Byung-hyun Kim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Byung-hyun Kim Pitcher

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12 1
Oh Seung-hwan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Oh Seung-Hwan Relief Pitcher

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16 6
Bong Jung-keun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Bong Jung-keun Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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9 1
Lee Dae-ho is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Dae-ho Lee Infielder

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9 2
Tommy Phelps is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Tommy Phelps Pitcher

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10 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

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11 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

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11 5
Cha Seung Baek is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Cha Seung Baek Pitcher

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

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6 1
Rob Refsnyder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Rob Refsnyder Second Baseman, Right Fielder, First Baseman

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11 7
Cho Jin-Ho is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Cho Jin-Ho Pitcher

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10 7
Hee-seop Choi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Hee-seop Choi First baseman

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7 4
Jae-Gyun Hwang is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Jae-Gyun Hwang Infielder

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5 3
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

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2 2
Chang-Yong Lim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Chang-Yong Lim Pitcher

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2 3
Lee Sang-Hoon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Lee Sang-Hoon Pitcher

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5 7
Sun-woo Kim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Sun-Woo Kim Pitcher

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2 4
Jae Weong Seo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Jae Weong Seo Pitcher

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1 3
Koo Dae-Sung is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Koo Dae-Sung Pitcher