|League||KBO League (1982–present)|
|Ballpark||Daegu Samsung Lions Park (2016–present)|
|League championships||(12): 1985, 1986, 1987, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015|
|Post-season championships||(8): 1985, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014|
|Former ballparks||Daegu Baseball Stadium (1982–2015)|
|Colors||Blue, white and grey
|Retired numbers||10, 22|
The Samsung Lions (Hangul: 삼성 라이온즈) are a Korea Professional Baseball team founded in 1982. They are based in the southeastern city of Daegu and are members of the KBO League. Their home stadium is Daegu Samsung Lions Park. They have won the Korean Championship eight times.
After 2010, Ryu Jung-il become the new manager of Samsung Lions, and he led the team to its fifth KBO title in 2011. After the KBO league, Samsung Lions won the trophy of Asian Series. Samsung Lions became the first team to win Pennant Race, Korean Series, and Asian Series. In 2012, one of the most notable players of the team, Lee Seung-yeop, returned to Korea from Japan. With his effort, Samsung Lions won their sixth championship in the 2012 season. They won another two championships in 2013 and 2014, for a total of eight Korean titles. In 2016, Samsung Lions moved to brand new home ground Daegu Samsung Lions Park.
|1983||4 (5/2)||100||46||50||4||0.479||90||3.42||Did not qualify|
|1985||1 (1/1)||110||77||32||1||0.706||97||2.98||No playoff[a]|
|1989||4||120||57||58||5||0.496||96||4.42||Did not qualify|
|1994||5||126||60||64||2||0.484||106||3.47||Did not qualify|
|1995||5||126||60||60||6||0.500||94||3.90||Did not qualify|
|1996||6||126||54||67||5||0.448||88||4.23||Did not qualify|
|2009||5||133||64||69||0||0.481||146||4.98||Did not qualify|
|2016||9||144||65||78||1||0.455||142||5.64||Did not qualify|
Note: Numbers in parentheses are placements in the first part and the second part of the season.
Samsung Lions roster
|Active roster||Inactive roster||Coaches/Other|
The first retired number in the Samsung Lions organization was number 22, in honor of the catcher and slugger Lee Man-soo, who was a manager with the SK Wyverns. The second retired number in the Samsung Lions organization is number 10, in honor of the left-handed batter Yang Joon-hyuk. Yang led the league in batting four times, and holds six batting career records including the home run record with 351.
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