Hyun-jin Ryu

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Hyun-jin Ryu (Korean: 류현진; Hanja: 柳賢振; Korean pronunciation: [ȴu.çʌndʑin]; born March 25, 1987) is a South Korean professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Los Angeles Dodgers and in the KBO League for the Hanwha Eagles. In 2013, after spending seven seasons with the Eagles, he became the first player from the KBO to join an MLB team via the posting system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hyun-jin Ryu has received more than 1,005,427 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Hyun-jin Ryu is the 50th most popular baseball player, the 506th most popular biography from South Korea and the most popular South Korean Baseball Player.

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  • 16

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  • 3.51

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  • 2.08

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Among baseball players, Hyun-jin Ryu ranks 50 out of 70Before him are Cal Ripken Jr., Yu Darvish, Miguel Cabrera, Koji Uehara, Curt Schilling, and Justin Verlander. After him are Robinson Canó, Johan Santana, Mike Trout, Johnny Damon, Kirby Puckett, and Roy Halladay.

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Among people born in 1987, Hyun-jin Ryu ranks 340Before him are Tomoaki Makino, Panagiotis Kone, Jesse McCartney, Ari Freyr Skúlason, Dennis Aogo, and Jérémy Chardy. After him are Matt Anderson, Marcelo Estigarribia, Martina Sáblíková, Kerli, Luca Antonelli, and José Ortigoza.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Hyun-jin Ryu ranks 506 out of 774Before him are Kim Byung-ji (1970), Kwon Mina (1993), Yoon Bo-ra (1989), Kang Ji-young (1994), Lee Eul-yong (1975), and Jang Wooyoung (1989). After him are Kang Hye-jung (1982), Lee Kyung-keun (1962), Park Ye-eun (1989), Kim Yu-bin (1988), Hyomin (1989), and Eunha (1997).


Among baseball players born in South Korea, Hyun-jin Ryu ranks 1

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