Position: Righthanded relief pitcher
Height, weight: 6-2, 185
Age: 36. Birthdate: June 30, 1973
Hometown: Kong Ju City, South Korea
Years in the majors: 16
How acquired: Signed as a free agent on Jan. 6, 2009.
Season: Park signed with the Phillies hoping to fill out their five-man rotation. That didn't work out as expected, but Park became a key component of the bullpen and the Phillies' return to the playoffs. Park appeared in 45 games this year, 38 as a reliever, and compiled a 4.43 ERA. He allowed 84 hits over 83 1/3 innings of work.
Career: Park, who began his career as a reliever with the Los Angeles Dodgers, was primarily a starter from 1997 through '07 for Los Angeles, Texas, San Diego and the New York Mets. In 2008, the Dodgers moved him back to the bullpen, where he appeared in 54 games - five as a starter - and compiled a 3.40 ERA.