Video Game CEO Becomes a Professional Baseball Pitcher

Some people dream of being a game company boss. Former Korean game company boss Min Huh dreams of playing professional baseball. And those dreams are now a reality.

According to Korean site Inven and MSN Korea (via tipster Sang), Huh recently joined the independent pro baseball team Rockland Boulders as a pitcher in the Can-Am League (note that the league has been compared to the Single-A minor leagues).

Previously, the 37 year-old Huh made his name (and fortune) as CEO of Korean game studio Neople, known for beat 'em up game Dungeon Fighter Online.

In 2011, Huh cashed out, selling Neople to Korean gaming giant Nexon for hundreds of millions. That same year, he founded a professional baseball team, the Goyang Wonders, and for the past seven years, he's been working on his knuckleball. In the above Joongang file photo, you can see him already holding what looks like his knuckler.

And now, he's making the leap from amateur to pro.

허민 고양 구단주, "더 높은 무대위한 도전은 계속될 것" [MSN]

[취재] 허민 전 네오플 대표, 미국 독립 야구단에 투수로 입단 [Inven Thanks, Sang!]

Photo: joins

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