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History: Teams visiting Japan

 YEAR TEAM WIN LOSS TIE
1908
1913
1920
1922
1931
1932
1934
1949
1951
1953
1953
1955
1956
1960
1962
1966
1968
1970
1971
1974
1978
1979
1981
1984
1986
1988
1990
1992
1996
1998
2000
2002
2004
Reach All-America Team
New York Giants and Chicago White Sox
Herb Hunter's All-Stars
Herb Hunter's All-Stars
Herb Hunter and Fred Lieb All-Stars
Royal Giants (Negro Leagues)
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig All-Stars
San Francisco Seals (Lefty O'Doul)
Joe DiMaggio and Lefty O'Doul All-Stars
Eddie Lopat All-Stars
New York Giants
New York Yankees
St. Louis Cardinals
San Francisco Giants
Detroit Tigers
Los Angeles Dodgers
St. Louis Cardinals
San Francisco Giants
Baltimore Orioles
New York Mets
Cincinnati Reds
AL and NL All-Stars*
Kansas City Royals
Baltimore Orioles**
Major League All-Stars
Major League All-Stars
Major League All-Stars
Major League All-Stars
Major League All-Stars
Major League All-Stars
Major League All-Stars
Major League All-Stars
Major League All-Stars
17
7
20
15
23
23
17
7
13
11
12
15
14
11
12
9
13
3
12
9
14
1
9
8
6
3
3
6
4
6
5
5
5
0
5
0
1
0
1
0
0
1
1
1
0
2
4
4
8
5
6
2
7
2
1
7
5
1
2
4
1
2
2
2
3
3








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* The NL All-Stars were 4-2-1 against the AL, then a combined US team went 1-1 vs. Japanese competition.

** The Orioles went 4-1 in a special series vs. the Japan Champion Hiroshima Carp at the start of the trip, then went 4-4-1 vs. other Japanese clubs and All-Star teams.