Tommy Edman is one of many prominent members of the St. Louis Cardinals who will be taking part in the World Baseball Classic.
The event will begin on Wednesday next week.
Edman is suiting up for Team Korea.
On Tuesday, the Cardinals star shortstop arrived in Korea and was immediately greeted by fans who were very excited to see him.
Edman signed autographs for fans and took pictures, while also expressing his gratitude for the opportunity to play for the Korean National Team.
On Twitter, a Cardinals fan posted a video of Edman’s arrival in Korea and the fans who were thrilled to see him.
Tommy Edman arriving in Korea today.
Look at all the love he is getting…. so well deserved. #STLCards pic.twitter.com/1a9LR9pEpT
— Cards Convo ™ (@CardinalsConvo) March 1, 2023
The Cardinals will have many players competing in the World Baseball Classic this spring.
Edman is of Korean descent, with his mother being a native of Korea, and was given the opportunity to represent the team in the Classic.
With the star shortstop playing for the Korean National Team, Cardinals fans will have plenty of baseball to pay attention to this spring.
Lars Nootbaar will be competing with Team Japan, while Genesis Cabrera will play for the Dominican National Team.
Andre Pallante will compete with Team Italy, Giovanny Gallegos will suit up for the Mexican National Team, and Tyler O’Neill will be a part of Team Canada.
In addition, Team USA will have four Cardinals stars, including MVP Paul Goldschmidt, Nolan Arenado, Miles Mikolas, and two-time World Series champion Adam Wainwright.
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