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Shin-Soo Choo

Baseball Player
Male
Born Jul 13, 1982
Age 32
Hometown Busan
Team Seattle Mariners ...
Position Right fielder

Shin-Soo Choo is a South Korean professional baseball outfielder with the Cleveland Indians 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 22 Years Old Choo made his Major League Baseball debut with the Seattle Mariners on April 21, with the Class A affiliate for the Seattle Mariners the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in, but spent most of the 2005 season and the first half of the season in the minor leagues with the Mariners' Triple-A affiliate, the Tacoma Rainiers. … Read More
2006 23 Years Old He was traded to the Cleveland Indians along with minor leaguer Shawn Nottingham on July 26, 2006, for first baseman Ben Broussard. … Read More
2007 24 Years Old 1 More Event
He spent the first few weeks of the 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 Marté. … 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 1 More Event
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
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