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.

list ordered by

1
57 9
Chan Ho Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

2
59 13
Shin-Soo Choo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

3
54 10
Hyun-jin Ryu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Pitcher

4
44 10
Byung-hyun Kim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Pitcher

5
27 4
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
24 7
Ji-man Choi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Ji-man Choi First Baseman, Outfielder

7
25 9
Kang Jung-ho is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Infielder

8
19 4
Lee Dae-ho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Infielder

9
23 10
Bong Jung-keun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

10
16 7
Kim Hyun-soo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Left fielder

11
12 4
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
15 7
Cha Seung Baek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Pitcher

13
14 7
Tommy Phelps is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Tommy Phelps Pitcher

14
16 10
Hee-seop Choi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
First baseman

15
11 7
Jae-Gyun Hwang is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Jae-Gyun Hwang Infielder

16
13 11
Cho Jin-Ho is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Cho Jin-Ho Pitcher

17
10 10
Sun-woo Kim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Pitcher

18
6 6
Chang-Yong Lim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Pitcher

19
6 6
Jae Weong Seo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Jae Weong Seo Pitcher

20
5 5
Koo Dae-Sung is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Koo Dae-Sung Pitcher

21
7 8
Jae Kuk Ryu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

22
4 5
Lee Sang-Hoon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Korean MLB Players Of All Time
Lee Sang-Hoon Pitcher