Yomiuri Giants Sawamura Award-winner Tomoyuki Sugano, popular sluggers Yuki Yanagita and Yoshitomo Tsutsugo and other star Nippon Professional Baseball stars will suit up in the Samurai Japan jersey against a team of major league all-stars in an exhibition series this fall, organizers announced Monday.

It was also announced that Miami Marlins skipper Don Mattingly would lead the MLB corps as their manager for the series, which is widely known as "Nichibei Yakyu" among Japanese baseball fans.

Tokyo Dome will host three games between Nov. 9-11, while Hiroshima's Mazda Stadium will stage one on Nov. 13 and Nagoya Dome two on Nov. 14 and 15. All games will be played at night.