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Shin-Soo Choo

Baseball Player
Male
Born Jul 13, 1982

Shin-Soo Choo is a South Korean professional baseball outfielder currently playing for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball in the United States. Choo was selected as the Most Valuable Player and Best Pitcher of the 2000 World Junior Baseball Championship as South Korea won the event. Choo signed a $1.35 million contract with the Mariners after the championship and converted to the outfield.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1982 Birth Born on July 13, 1982.

TEENAGE

2000 17 Years Old Choo was selected as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Best Pitcher of the 2000 World Junior Baseball Championship as South Korea won the event. … Read More

TWENTIES

2005 - 2006 2 More Events
2007 24 Years Old 1 More Event
He spent the first few weeks of the 2007 regular season with the Buffalo Bisons, a Triple-A team in the International League affiliated with the Indians, before being called up on April 23, 2007, to take the place of the injured third baseman Andy Marte. … Read More
2008 25 Years Old In the 2008 season, Choo was called up on May 31 and spent the rest of the season with the Indians. … Read More
2009 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2009, he signed a one-year contract with the Indians. … Read More
On February 26, 2010, Choo hired baseball agent Scott Boras.
2011 28 Years Old …  It was a pitch from Sanchez that hit Choo in 2011, resulting in a broken thumb and nearly two months on the disabled list. … Read More
2012 29 Years Old On December 11, 2012, Choo was traded to the Cincinnati Reds along with Jason Donald in a three team, nine player deal also involving the Arizona Diamondbacks. … Read More

THIRTIES

On February 11, 2013, Choo avoided arbitration with his new team, the Reds, by agreeing to a one-year, $7.375 million deal, the exact midpoint between both sides.
2014 31 Years Old He battled ankle injuries for most of the season and played in only 123 games while putting up a slash line of .242/.340/.374; making 2014 the worst season of his ten-year career. … Read More
2015 32 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 21, 2015, Choo hit for the cycle against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. … Read More
2016 33 Years Old On August 16, 2016, it was announced that Choo would miss the rest of the season when he was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a fracture in his left forearm. … Read More
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