In the 2013 classic, Zheng Geunyu of South Korea was assassinated by Gao Zhigang before home plate.

(File photo, photo by reporter Lin Zhengkun)

[Reporter Luo Zhipeng/Taipei Report] Vocational College will hold a training meeting for the WBC Classic today. After the meeting, the 36-man training list for the Taiwan team will be announced. In February, the official list of 30 players will be selected to welcome the fierce battle in Taiwan in March; interestingly, 10 In the Taiwan preliminaries of the classic competition years ago, Jiang Kunyu, Guo Tianxin and Dai Peifeng all witnessed history at the Intercontinental Stadium. Now all three are included in the 36-man training list and have the opportunity to compete in the WBC.

Jiang Kunyu sat in the right field stand with his parents in the classic match between Taiwan and Holland. He said with a smile, "At that time, when I was in the first year of junior high school, Yang Daigang hit a home run in the opposite direction, and the ball landed in front of me. up!"

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Not only Jiang Kunyu was watching the game, but Guo Tianxin, who was in elementary school at the time, bought scalped tickets with his father and uncle and sat in the left field to watch the game. He witnessed "Cha Cha" Peng Zhengmin blocking the ball with his body, and "Guardian God" Gao Zhigang blocked South Korea with his life 1 point, excited to see it, Guo Tianxin said with a smile, "A scalper ticket is 2 to 3000 yuan, which is expensive enough!"

When Dai Peifeng watched the match between Taiwan and South Korea at the Intercontinental Stadium, he witnessed Gao Zhigang's "defensive leg" defending the points for the national team. Gao Zhigang was the head coach of the Taiwan team in this year's classic match, and Dai Peifeng had the opportunity to work with the university president.

American Pirates infielder Zheng Zongzhe is the 2019 U18 world champion captain of Taiwan. He once said, "The most impressive thing was the 2013 classic game against South Korea. Lin Zhexuan received the ball and passed it to Guo Yanwen, and then passed it to catcher Gao Zhigang to kill the runner. (Jung Geun-woo), still unforgettable.” Inspired by Gao Zhigang, Zheng Zongzhe had already expressed his desire to play in the WBC, and now he is on the 36-man roster, and has a chance to make his dream come true.

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