03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Global World Series: MLB, Japanese Baseball Champions Could Face Off

TOKYO -- The U.S. and Japanese baseball champions could meet in a Global World Series, Japanese daily Nikkan Sports reported Thursday.

Nippon Professional Baseball commissioner Ryozo Kato was quoted as saying his Major League Baseball counterpart, Bud Selig, had agreed the winners of the two countries' professional leagues should play each other.

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