Most professional baseball players have ugly hands.

The knuckles of the fingers are abnormally thick, and the palms are prone to calluses. This is because of repeated intense training and constant injuries since childhood.

Hwang Dae-in (27), an infielder for the KIA Tigers, is famous for his ‘clumsy hands’ even among players.

Hwang Dae-in’s palms are stained with cuts and scars, and his fingernails are crushed. In particular, the thumb nails on both of his hands have collapsed to the point where it is difficult to recognize their outline.

On the 23rd (Korean time), after team training at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, USA, he answered a question about his hands, “I don’t show them well to others. It’s kind of a complex.”

Hwang Dae-in is ashamed of his rough hands. But his hands tell the story of how much sweat and tears he has shed.

Hwang Dae-in said, “I hurt my hands a lot during my playing career,” and “I especially lost three thumb nails on my left hand.”

He didn’t stop training even when his fingernails fell off.

“It’s not as painful as I thought,” Hwang Dae-in said calmly. “Other players also train while their nails are missing.”

Hwang Dae-in said he trained with a missing thumb nail on his left hand this winter.

He said, “Actually메이저놀이터, I tried to get treatment, but I gave up because (drug) treatment could cause problems in doping tests.”

The reason Hwang Dae-in worked hard in training was because of his determination to live up to the expectations around him in the 2023 season.

He said, “I had a chance to start full-time last season, but due to lack of experience, I exposed my lack of physical strength,” he said.

In addition, he said, “In particular, in order to contribute to the team’s strength, we need to refine our defensive skills and make a lot of long hits, so we are training intensively for this.”

It is painful and difficult, but Hwang Dae-in prepares for the new season with a smile.

Hwang Dae-in, who is famous for being playful, said, “I started leading the team atmosphere like the team’s mascot at some point. I will always smile and continue my career as a player with a positive attitude.” promised that

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