the 2002 FIFA World Cup and home to K League Classic team Suwon Samsung Bluewings. K League Challenge team Suwon FC home stadium is Suwon Sports Complex. The city was also the base of the Korean Baseball Organization team Hyundai Unicorns (now defunct, team now changed to Heroes based in Seoul), which played beside the Suwon Sports Complex, and the Samsung Thunders (Seoul Samsung Thunders) (Men's Basketball team), Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi Samsung
with Fleer Trading Cards and the American Jewish Historical Society, commemorating the Jewish Major Leaguers from 1871 through 2008. Braun was one of three Jewish players in the 2008 All-Star Game, joining Kinsler and Youkilis, and one of three Jewish players on the Team USA 2009 World Baseball Classic team, joining Youkilis and Grabow.