Lee Young-min

For the former footballer who became manager of FC Anyang in 2015, see Lee Young-min (footballer, born 1973).
Lee Young-min
Hangul 이영민
Hanja 李榮敏
Revised Romanization I Yeongmin
McCune–Reischauer Ri Yŏngmin
This is a Korean name; the family name is Lee.

Lee Young-min (born 1 December 1905 – 1954) was a South Korean football, athletics, and baseball player, manager, and promoter.


He played for Kyungsung FC and was a founding member of Joseon Football Association (currently Korea Football Association). He was manager of the South Korea national football team at the 1948 Summer Olympics. [1]


He hit a home run in 1921. This home run was a first in Korean baseball history.[2] He was such a good player that KBO gives the Lee Young-Min award to best hitters in high school every year.


Winners : 1935 Emperor's Cup


  1. 베이브 루스와 대결한 축구인 이영민 (in Korean). April 4, 2012.
  2. 대한민국 제1호 홈런 (in Korean). Chosun.com. August 14, 2010.

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