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Former All-Star Chan Ho Park retires

Updated: November 30, 2012, 9:52 AM ET
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea -- Former major leaguer Chan Ho Park is retiring after a career spanning nearly two decades in the United States, Japan and South Korea.

Park was the first South Korean-born player in the Major League Baseball.

The 39-year-old right-hander announced his retirement Friday.

Park holds the MLB record for most wins by an Asian pitcher, going 124-98 with a 4.36 ERA. He was an All-Star in 2001, when he went 15-11 with a 3.50 ERA for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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