New SSG Rangers head coach Lee Sung-yong has revealed his ambition to focus on generational change through performance and the development of young players.
SSG held the inauguration ceremony for its ninth head coach, Lee Sung-yong, at Holiday Inn Songdo in Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, on Nov. 21.
Lee will be the ninth head coach in the combined history of Eskay and ESG, as ESG inherited the history of Eskay when it acquired the SK Wyverns in 2021.
ESG, which fired head coach Kim Won-hyung after the semifinals of the 2023 season, signed Lee on July 17 for a total of 900 million won, including a 300 million won signing bonus and a 300 million won annual salary for two years.
After receiving a jersey with the number ’71’ from ESG CEO Min Kyung-sam, Lee said, “Every baseball player dreams of becoming a manager.