SSG owner Jeong Yong-jin expressed his feelings about the suspicion surrounding the recent change of head coach.
Owner Jeong said on SNS on the 15th, “This is a personal space. I hope you do not mistake it for communication.”
SSG was shocked by the sudden resignation of general manager Ryu Seon-gyu. Even after achieving the first wire-to-wire victory in the history of the KBO League this season and the first integrated championship in the founding, he resigned from the general manager and raised questions.
Later, in the process of appointing Kim Seong-yong, head of the R&D center of Futures (2nd division) as the new general manager, he was embroiled in controversy. In the meantime, there has been a suspicion of a ‘secret powerhouse’ that an outside person who is close to owner Jeong has intervened in the management of the club.
As the backlash from fans intensified, SSG announced an official position on the 14th in the name of CEO Min Kyung-sam. Through the statement, he said, “We have selected the right person for the future through a normal decision-making process and opinion gathering,” and “the suspicions raised by some of the secret powers are not true.” 토토
However, the suspicion did not go away easily, and fans flocked to Chung’s social media and demanded an explanation. Owner Jung, who usually communicates actively with fans through social media, showed a lack of communication, such as closing the comment window for a while in response to criticism from fans.
On the 15th, SSG fans staged a protest with two trucks in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul. ‘There is no need for secret power in Incheon baseball. They fiercely criticized the SSG club by putting up phrases such as “Shinsegae networking baseball out” and “Owner Jeong Yong-jin, who kicks out the veteran general manager and puts the secret power pants manager in place.”