Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
Baker happy with Shin-Soo Choo so far
Recently Dusty Baker noticed new center fielder Shin-Soo Choo approached bench coach Chris Speier with a question, but not him. The Reds manager went up to his new player and asked why he didn’t come to the manager directly.
“He said in Korea, you don’t talk to the manager directly — the manager is like God,” Baker recalled.
Baker smiled and said he told Choo, “Well, we’re not in Korea.”
That's cute and all, but Choo started playing in the US in 2001 when he was 18.