Watching the Hanwha Eagles at Hanbat Stadium, Daejeon, Korea

 The Eagles joined KBO in 1986 as the Binggrae Eagles. Binggrae was a part of the Hanwha conglomerate, but split off in 1993; the team was renamed the Hanwha Eagles before the start of the 1994 season. They play in Daejeon, at Hanbat Stadium.
 Hanbat Stadium was built way back in 1964, and as such has some very old standards of stadium construction. Especially of note is the second deck set way back from the field (added in the 2013 upgrades), and the large amount of foul territory. The OB Bears used to play here (1982-1986), and the stadium has hosted the KBO All-Star Game in 1984, 2003, and 2012.
 Measurements down the lines are 100 meters each, with center field being 122 meters from home plate.
 The bullpens are located in the outfield, putting spectators there even farther from the game. The Eagles sit on the first base side and the visitors are on the third base side.
 Recent renovations (2013) increased the field size and seating capacity, and the ballpark certainly isn't horrible by any means. As you can tell by my pictures, it's possibly to walk all the way around the stadium. And there are several small seating sections catering to specific groups - family sections, couples sections, and so on. It's a nice touch.
 Additionally, the concourse is open to the field for most of the trip around the field. The only place where that isn't possible is a section behind home plate. The stadium also has a nice view of a mountain (Bomunsan) off in the distance behind the outfield.
 Food selection is pretty typical - beer, tteokbokki, sausages, and plenty of typical chips and other snacks found at convenience stores. Someone else mentioned that you can find churros here, but I didn't notice any. But, you can bring whatever you'd like into the stadium, so it's possible to get some fried chicken outside or pack your own goodies.
Access is tough. There's a bus (Express #2) from Daejeon Station (served by KTX) that will take you to the stadium, but it's probably easier for those who don't speak Korean to take a taxi. Always remember to have the Korean name of your location printed in Korean text for taxi drivers to read. They almost never speak English and Korean names can be different from the English ones. The ride is around 6000 won ($6).

The sports complex name in Korean is: 대전 한밭종합운동장). The complex includes a couple gyms, a large multi-purpose stadium for soccer and track and field activities, and more. The baseball stadium itself, in Hangul, is: 대전 한밭종합운동장 야구장.

Daejeon is about 150 kilometers south of Seoul, reached from Seoul Station on the KTX line in about an hour. It's the fifth-largest city in Korea, but there isn't too much to do in town. There are several surrounding mountains that are good for a hike, though.

Tickets for adults start at $7 for weekday games, $8 on the weekends, so it's very affordable, and despite its size it's still a pretty small ballpark in the end. The view of the field is nice and the fans are pretty good.

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