Gained international attention by unleashing a huge bat flip after a game-tying home run in 2015...Mother won Gold Medal in the 1984 Asian Games and Hwang later won gold at the 2014 Asian Games, making them the only mother-son duo in Korea to accomplish such feat.
Produced a career year for the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Organization, hitting .335 (167-for-498) while tying a career-high 27 home runs in 127 games played...Notched a career-best 113 RBI and swiped 25 bases...Became the first Korean born player to ever reach the 20-20 club in team history...Cut his strikeouts down from 122 the previous season to just 66.
In 2015, he recorded 41 doubles and 26 home runs while slashing at a .290 clip/.350/.521...Won the Korean Baseball Organization's Home Run Derby.
Ranked sixth in the KBO with 156 hits and fourth with 33 doubles.
Ranked second in the KBO with 29 doubles.
Stole a career-high 30 bases with the KBO Heroes.