This day in baseball: World tour stop at Keio

As a part of their world tour, on December 6, 1913, the White Sox defeated the Giants, 9-4, at Keio University Stadium in Tokyo. The following day, a combined squad beat the Keio University team, 16-3, before the White Sox went on to best the Giants again, 12-3.

White Sox Giants Keio 1913 - Library of Congress

Members of the White Sox, Giants and Keio University baseball teams (Library of Congress)


This day in baseball: USA vs. Japan

The first game between an American and a Japanese professional baseball team was played on November 22, 1908.  In the game, the Reach All-Americans defeated Waseda University in Tokyo, 5-0.

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