Choo Shin Soo is a South Korean professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter for the SSG Landers of the KBO League. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, and Texas Rangers.
He made his professional debut in the United States in 2005 after he was selected as the MVP and Best Pitcher of the U-18 Baseball World Cup. He signed a contract with the Seattle Mariners after the championship and converted to the outfield. He was traded to the Cleveland Indians in 2006 and his career took off with them, spending 6 years with the team. In 2013 he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds and played one year until the expiration of his contract. He then signed a contract with the Texas Rangers in 2014 and remained with the team until 2020.
He made his professional debut in his country when he signed a contract with the SSG Landers in 2021, He is married and has three children.