Hee-Seop Choi Stats

Hee-Seop Choi was born on Friday, March 16, 1979, in Hwasun County, South Jeolla Province, South Korea. Choi was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3, 2002, with the Chicago Cubs. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive -Seop Choi baseball stats page.

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"We love Hee-Seop (Choi) and we still think he's going to be a good player. It's a deal (trading for Derrek Lee) that makes sense for both clubs." - Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry (AP Wire, 11/25/2003)

Hee-Seop Choi

Hee-Seop Choi Autograph on a 2002 Bowman Chrome (#220)

Hee-Seop Choi Autograph on a 2002 Bowman Chrome (#220)

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Birth Name:
Hee-Seop Choi
Nickname:
Big Choi
Born On:
03-16-1979  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Hwasun County, South Jeolla Province, South Korea
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Gwangju Jaeil High School (Gwangju, South Korea)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
250
First Game:
09-03-2002 (Age 23)
Last Game:
10-02-2005
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

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Hee-Seop Choi Pitching Stats

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Hee-Seop Choi Hitting Stats

2002 23 Cubs 24 50 6 9 1 0 2 0 4 7 0 15 0 0 0 2 .180 .281 .320
2003 24 Cubs 80 202 31 44 17 0 8 0 28 37 1 71 2 0 4 2 .218 .350 .421
2004 25 Marlins 95 281 48 76 16 1 15 0 40 52 4 78 2 2 3 4 .270 .388 .495
2004 25 Dodgers 31 62 5 10 5 0 0 0 6 11 2 18 0 2 1 2 .161 .289 .242
2005 26 Dodgers 133 320 40 81 15 2 15 1 42 34 1 80 2 4 8 10 .253 .336 .453
4 Years 363 915 130 220 54 3 40 1 120 141 8 262 6 8 16 20 .240 .349 .437

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Hee-Seop Choi Fielding Stats

2002 Cubs 1B 22 12 377 116 5.3 114 106 8 2 16 n/a n/a n/a .983 8.16
2003 Cubs 1B 69 55 1,514 568 8.2 563 523 40 5 46 n/a n/a n/a .991 10.04
2004 Marlins 1B 89 79 2,138 769 8.6 761 720 41 8 59 n/a n/a n/a .990 9.61
2004 Dodgers 1B 23 19 465 172 7.5 171 161 10 1 19 n/a n/a n/a .994 9.93
2005 Dodgers 1B 83 78 1,995 762 9.2 760 698 62 2 59 n/a n/a n/a .997 10.29
1B Totals 286 243 6,489 2,387 8.3 2,369 2,208 161 18 199 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.86
4 Years 286 243 6,489 2,387 8.3 2,369 2,208 161 18 199 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.86

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Hee-Seop Choi Miscellaneous Stats

2002 Cubs 0 0 .000 3 1 0 25.0 3.3 12.5 - - -
2003 Cubs 1 1 .500 26 6 0 25.3 2.8 7.2 - - -
2004 Marlins 1 0 1.000 14 0 0 18.7 3.6 7.0 - - -
2004 Dodgers 0 0 .000 16 0 0 0.0 3.4 10.3 - - -
2005 Dodgers 1 3 .250 50 0 0 21.3 4.0 7.6 - - -
4 Years 3 4 .429 109 7 0 22.9 3.5 7.6 - - -

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Hee-Seop Choi Miscellaneous Items of Interest

2002 Chicago Cubs 19 $200,000.00 - -
2003 Chicago Cubs 19 $305,000.00 - -
2004 Florida Marlins 25 $300,000.00 - -
2004 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 $310,000.00 - -
2005 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 $351,500.00 - -
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