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Los Angeles Dodgers Chan Ho Park signals a play during an exhibition game against the San Diego Padres at Wukesong Stadium in Beijing March 15, 2008. The Dodgers and Padres shared the honors when Major League Baseball made its debut in China with a spring-training tied game. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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Chan Ho Park (Korean: 박찬호, born June 30, 1973) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was the first South Korean-born player in major league history.

As a high school player in South Korea, he won team Most Valuable Player honors three consecutive seasons at Kongju High School in Kongju, South Korea. He also was named the MVP at four national prep tournaments.

Park was a member of the 1992 and 1993 South Korea national baseball team. He posted a 2.76 ERA in helping South Korea earn the silver medal at the Asian Baseball Championship in 1993. He also competed in Summer Universiade in July 1993, and led his team to the silver medal.

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