On March 26, 1979 — 1979 – The San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants announce that the 1980 exhibition series between the two teams will be played in Tokyo, Japan. Nevertheless, Giants owner Bob Lurie leaves the decision up to his players, who reject the agreement.

Sources –
Baseball Reference March 26
SABR Games Project
National Pastime March 26
Retro Sheet
Replay The Game

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