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September 17, 2014

In South Korea, This Is What Happens To Mayors Who Want To Move Ballparks

by Jared

A rather heated controversy involving Korean baseball, as Ahn Sang Soo, mayor of the Korean city of Changwon, was pelted with two eggs by assemblyman Kim Sung Il. Unfortunate, but it said right there on the meeting agenda: “Mayor to get egged by disgruntled councilmember.” Ya gotta read those things.

According to the report, mayor Ahn wants to move the baseball stadium in Jinhae (represented by Kim) to Masan in order to attract the NC Dinos. The move would also apparently eliminate a planned research center in Jinhae that would be built along with the stadium.

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