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More than 20 "legendary Korean baseball players" will reunite for a friendly baseball game between Korea and Japan's "old-timers," slated to be held in Seoul next month. Players for the Korean side will include former pitcher who helped the Kia Tigers win six KBO championships SUN DONG-YOL, former record-holder for the most home runs LEE MAN-SOO, former Hanwha Eagles pitchers SONG JIN-WOO and CHUNG MIN-CHUL and record-holder for most hits and steals who just ended his 19-year career LEE JONG-BEOM (KOREA JOONGANG DAILY, 6/25). ... Int'l Association of Athletics Federations VPs SERGEY BUBKA and SEBASTIAN COE, who is also the LOCOG Chair, are the most recent to be named amongst the 24 inaugural members of the IAAF HOF (IAAF). ... NBA N.Y. Knicks player JEREMY LIN's agent said that Lin will visit Taiwan in August, which will be his first trip to the island "since a hot streak earned him a global following known as Linsanity" (AFP, 6/25).