Analysis of the History and Present of the Deaf Baseball of Korea and U.S.

한-미 청각장애인 야구의 역사와 현황의 분석

Kwon, Wook-Dong;Yu, Young-Seol

  • Received : 2019.02.12
  • Accepted : 2019.04.20
  • Published : 2019.04.28


The purpose of this study was to review and analyze the history and present of the deaf baseball of Korea and U.S. This study used text analysis method that applies comprehensive analysis of the research paper, newspaper, publications and the data from related associations. This study found followings. First, youth baseball teams need to be vitalized. Second, to maximize the motivation and sense of accomplishment, various tournaments need to be hosted and the support for participating in international tournament is necessary. Third, the interchange between deaf baseball and softball is needed. Fourth, the integration of deaf sport and non-disabled sport is necessary. The results of this study might be used for further researches on deaf baseball.




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Supported by : Daegu University