Kim Ha-seong (28, San Diego Padres), the first Asian infielder to receive the Gold Glove Award given to the best defender in the Major League Baseball (MLB), is the best player by position this year and is an All-MLB player. Unfortunately, I was not selected for the team.According to the All-MLB team list announced by MLB.com on the 17th (Korean time), Marcus Siemien (Texas Rangers) and Ozzie Albies (Atlanta Braves) were selected as first and second team second basemen, respectively.Ha-Seong Kim, National League Utility Fielder Gold Glove winner, ‘Little Giant’ Jose Altuve (Houston Astros) and Nico Horner (Chicago Cubs), who won the golden glove for this year’s National League second baseman, were among eight candidates in the second baseman category, but did not reach the final award. The All-MLB Team, established by MLB in 2019 and modeled after the National Basketball Association (NBA), is
comprised of the best players in each position for the year, covering both offense and defense.The first team is made up of the undisputed All-Stars of that year, and the second team is made up of the runners-up at each position.The All-MLB team is determined by combining 50% of online fan votes and 50% of votes from a panel comprised of media personnel, team officials, and former players. Previous Korean players include ‘Korean Monster’ Ryu Hyun-jin (36) was selected as one of the five starting pitchers on the All-MLB Second Team for consecutive years in 2019 and 2020.Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Dodgers), who pioneered the $700 million era in professional sports history, was named to the first team’s designated hitter and starting pitcher positions as a superstar.Ohtani was also selected as the American League winner of the 2023 Hank Aaron Award, 무료슬롯게임 given to the best hitter in the two major leagues.