Korean baseball fans have been waiting a long time for the start of the Korean Baseball season. This was evident because of the record attendance for the 2019 Korean Baseball season. Thus, a total of 214,340 fans came to watch the games during the first two days of the opening season.
Furthermore, the opening games were held at five stadiums with 114,000 fans attending on Saturday and 100,312 fans on Sunday. In fact, 4 out of 5 stadiums sold all of their seats. According to baseball news historical data, the largest opening crowd was in 2009 with 96,600 fans.
Only the SK Happy Dream Park in Incheon did not sell out all of their seats with 3,000 unsold tickets.
KBO Opening Season Weekend Recap
The returning KBO champions, SK Wyverns did very well in their opening match against the KT Wiz. SK Wyverns betting fans won their bets after a 6-0 victory. Furthermore, baseball attendees got to see a flying dragon on the world’s largest electron scoreboard.
Despite the NC Dinos losing 3-4 to the Samsung Lions, KBO organizers were very happy with the turnout at Changwon NC Park.
The NC Dinos lost to 3-4 to the Samsung Lions at their new Changwon NC Park stadium. However, KBO organizers we still hay with a sellout crowd of 22,112. Furthermore, the first home run of the season took place when Chritian Bethancourt made hit during the first inning.
The Lotte Giants lost against the Nexen Heroes 4-7 to a sellout crowd of 24,500 at Sajik Stadium in Busan. However, most betting pick on this game made correct predictions on the outcome.
The Hanwha Eagles did very well for their opening match against the Doosan Bears with an 11-1 victory. Despite the loss at Jamsil Stadium, the stadium operators were happy to have sold all 25,000 seats.
According to PPH Bookie providers, the KIA Tigers did not perform well for their opening game against the LG Twins. This is because they lost 3-9 at the Gwangju-KIA Champions Field stadium to another sellout crowd of 25,000 people.