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Lee Jong-beom, oldest active baseball player, announces retirement
SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Legendary Kia Tigers veteran Lee Jong-beom has announced his retirement, ending a 20-year career in the nation's top baseball league, according to his team.

The Kia Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization said Lee declared his sudden retirement after a home exhibition game against the Hanwha Eagles and a meeting with coaching staff.