JONES: Canadian back to playing baseball in Korean League — Edmonton Sun

It was 4:07 a.m., Sunday when the mystical dragon responded from Incheon. Read More

JONES: Canadian back to playing baseball in Korean League — Edmonton Sun

It was 4:07 a.m., Sunday when the mystical dragon responded from Incheon.

Which is to say that was the time on this side of the ocean the first baseman of the SK Wyverns connected from South Korea. SK is the conglomerate that sponsors the team. Wyverns translates to mystical dragons.

Jamie Romak is the only Canadian baseball player currently playing in the just-underway Korean pro league. He holds the Canadian record for foreign league home run in a single season with 45 from 2018 set with his current club.

The London, Ont. native who made it to the majors with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks, ought to sign on as a consultant with the Toronto Blue Jays when it comes to the MLB plans of returning to action in empty stadiums.

If there has been a nation that has provided an example of how to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been Korea. And the eyes of every major professional sports league in the world ought to be on the Korean league.

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ONES: Canadian back to playing baseball in Korean League — Edmonton Sun

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