2016 Korea Baseball Organization

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The 2016 Korea Baseball Organization season was the 35th for the KBO.


Dustin Nippert of the Doosan Bears won KBO MVP after going 22-3 with a 2.95 ERA to lead the league in wins and ERA. Nexen Heroes P Jae-young Shin (15-7, 3.90) is named KBO Rookie of the Year.

The following players won Gold Gloves, which in the KBO go to the best overall player at each position are not a defensive (only) award.


  1. Doosan Bears, 93-50-1 (Tae-hyeong Kim)
  2. NC Dinos, 83-58-3 (Kyung-moon Kim)
  3. Nexen Heroes, 77-66-1 (Kyung-yeop Yeom)
  4. LG Twins,71-71-2 (Sang-moon Yang)
  5. KIA Tigers, 70-73-1 (Ki-tae Kim)
  6. SK Wyverns, 69-75 (Yong-hee Kim)
  7. Hanwha Eagles, 66-75-3 (Sung-keun Kim)
  8. Lotte Giants, 66-78 (Jong-won Lee)
  9. Samsung Lions, 65-78-1 (Manager: Jung-il Ryu)
  10. kt Wiz, 53-89-2 (Bum-hyun Cho)

Playoffs: LG def. Nexen, 3 games to 1. NC def. LG, 3 games to 1.

2016 Korean Series: Doosan def. NC, 4 games to 0

Offensive Leaders[edit]

Pitching Leaders[edit]