Ever wonder how to say baseball in other languages and how it came about? Well the Korea chapter of the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) recently released an article on why Koreans call baseball yagu.
It is an interesting read into the history of the game in Korea and why the sport became called yagu.
You can read the article online from the Korea Times by Patrick Bourgo through the link below.
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.