Dodgers vs. All-Japan at Heiwadai Stadium, Fukuoka - November 13, 1956
Dodgers 3, All-Japan 1
WP — Fred Kipp. LP — Kazuhisa Inao.
Dodger Record 14-4-1.
GAME NOTES: The Dodgers finished their 1956 Goodwill Tour to Japan with a 3-1 victory in Fukuoka’s Heiwadai Stadium over All-Japan in a make-up contest due to a rained out game on October 30. The Dodgers completed the trip with a 14-4-1 overall record, playing in front of more than 450,000 fans, an average of 24,000 per game. Fred Kipp went the distance for the Dodgers, scattering six hits. Kazushisa Inao, a 19-year-old rookie, held the Dodgers to one run for eight innings, but had to be replaced in the ninth inning by Masayoshi Miura. Hits by Jackie Robinson and Don Demeter knocked in the two Dodger runs in the ninth. Inao was the Pacific League’s “Outstanding Rookie” in 1956, amassing a 21-6 record for the Nishitetsu Lions. The Dodgers scored twice to put the game away in the final inning.Back to top