2021 Korea Baseball Organization

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The 2021 Korea Baseball Organization season was the 40th for the KBO. The SSG Landers took over for the SK Wyverns, which had a strong 21-year run in the league.


(Manager in parantheses)

  1. kt Wiz, 76-59-9 (Kang-chul Lee)
  2. Samsung Lions, 76-59-9 (Sam-young Heo)
  3. LG Twins, 72-58-14 (Ji-hyun Ryu)
  4. Doosan Bears, 71-65-8 (Tae-hyeong Kim)
  5. Kiwoom Heroes, 70-67-7 (Won-ki Hong)
  6. SSG Landers, 66-64-14 (Won-hyong Kim)
  7. NC Dinos, 67-68-9 (Dong-wook Lee)
  8. Lotte Giants, 65-71-8 (Mun-hoi Heo)
  9. KIA Tigers, 58-76-10 (Matt Williams)
  10. Hanwha Eagles, 49-83-12 (Carlos Subero)

Playoffs: Doosan def. Kiwoom, 1 game to 1 (extra win seed advantage); Doosan def. LG, 3 games to 1; Doosan def. Samsung, 2 games to 0

2021 Korean Series: kt def. Doosan, 4 games to 0.


The KBO MVP went to Doosan Bears ace Ariel Miranda, who broke the 37-year-old strikeout record held by Dong-won Choi with 225. He also led in ERA. The KBO Rookie of the Year was the Kia Tigers' teenager Eui-lee Lee, who had a 3.61 ERA.

(Gold Gloves not yet announced)

Offensive Leaders[edit]

Pitching Leaders[edit]