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Posted : 2012-11-29 17:06
Updated : 2012-11-29 17:06

Ex-MLB pitcher Park Chan-ho announces retirement

Pitcher Park Chan-ho raises his cap to thank fans after a game with the Kia Tigers in this Oct. 3 file photo. The former Major League player said Thursday
that he is retiring from baseball.
/ Korea Times file
Former Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher Park Chan-ho on Thursday announced his retirement from baseball, an official at his club said.

"Park Chan-ho delivered a letter to the club this afternoon stating his intention to retire," said the Hanwha Eagles official, adding that the club decided to "respect the decision."

Park will hold a press conference at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, according to the official. (Yonhap)

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