Jae-ho Kim

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Jae-ho Kim (김재호)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 165 lb.

Jae-ho Kim is a Korean infielder.

Kim debuted in 2004 with the Doosan Bears. A backup infielder, he played 36 games but only had 9 at-bats with no hits or walks. He hit .222/~.300/.444 in 27 AB and 47 games in 2005. He was then involved in a military service-dodging scandal. He spent most of 2005 and all of 2006 in the South Korean armed services. He returned to active baseball duty with Doosan in 2007, hitting .249/~.319/.330 in regular action for Doosan, playing 112 games; he stole 12 bases in 15 tries. In 2008, Kim hit .221/~.346/.368 in 30 contests.

On June 2, 2009, Kim was involved in a collision with star teammate Jong-wook Lee, ending Lee's season.