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MLB INTERNATIONAL: ALL-STARS HEAD TO LAND OF RISING SUN
Published May 12, 1998
A team of MLB All-Stars will travel to Japan this November to play a series of games against Japanese teams. The '98 tour will consist of eight games played between November 6-15 in Tokyo, Fukuoka and Osaka, Japan. MLB All- Stars will play seven games against a team of Japanese All- Stars, and play one against the Yomiuri Giants. All games will be broadcast live in Japan on Nippon TV. The MLB All- Star participants will be announced later this summer. The MLB team toured Japan most recently in '96 (MLB). TELL IT TO THE KING: Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig had no comment regarding a report on Monday by Larry King that Selig would be named permanent commissioner by year's end. Selig: "I have made my feelings very well-known for six years" (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 5/12).