Indians’ Choo In South Korean Military By 2010?

When people ask you if we’ll ever see another Ted Williams, tell them to look no further than Cleveland Indians platoon-y outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who could find himself in a different kind of platoon in a couple of years.

Shin-Soo Choo in the military

THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER notes that Choo must fulfill a homeland obligation of two years in the South Korean military, with the enlisting deadline being 2010. Much like the Splendid Splinter, Choo might have to miss some of his most productive years. Certainly this may be his biggest roadblock between himself and 500 home runs and a .344 career average.

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