Korean professional baseball began to be broadcast live throughout the United States for the first time in the US through ESPN, a professional sports channel in the United States.

[ESPN relay: Today is the day baseball begins. We will deliver the KBO League live.]

ESPN, which broadcast the opening match between Samsung and NC in Daegu, started with an introduction to the KBO League.

[ESPN relay: There are 10 teams in the KBO League, but Doosan and LG share Jamsil Stadium as their home. 144 games per team.]

[ESPN broadcast: second baseman Park Min-woo at bat. The right-handed hitter's shot, Samsung Kim Heon-gon, catches. It's a great defense!] The

Korean bats' 'Bat Flip', which is not seen in the major leagues, and the serie who throws the bat after a home run hit were also illuminated before the game.

[ESPN Relay: It's Bat Flip (This is the first 'Bat Flip' of this year!)]

Eric Majors from NC also participated in the relay via video connection to celebrate the opening.

ESPN plans to broadcast KBO League one game every day in the future.