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Field of Dreams: Inspired by 1989 Film, MLB Makes Iowa Debut

Jeremiah Bronson, of Ames, Iowa, plays catch with his sone Ben, right, on the field at the Field of Dreams movie site, Friday,…

More than three decades after Field of Dreams seeped into the country’s cultural consciousness, with a one-year delay caused by the pandemic, one of the most famous cornfields in Hollywood history finally gets the opportunity to host real major league ball.

“Is this heaven?” the ghost of John Kinsella asked in the movie that inspired the game to be played Thursday between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees next to the actual site used in the 1989 film, which is maintained as a tourist attraction.

“No, it’s Iowa,” dutiful farmer Ray Kinsella — played by Kevin Costner — responded to details ⇒

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