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MLB Game at Field of Dreams Site Could Re-Energize ‘All-Star Ballpark Heaven’ Development

Field of Dreams Movie Site PlateThousands of people will be coming to little Dyersville (IA) next August to watch the first major league baseball game played   at the Field of Dreams between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees.  One potential impact could be progress on All-Star Ballpark Heaven, a youth sports facility priced around $70 million that field owners have envisioned but have been unsuccessful in advancing for the better part of a decade.  Read more here.

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Cast of ‘Field of Dreams’ to Reunite in Iowa for Anniversary, Ballpark Heaven Saga Continues

Field of Dreams Movie Site PlateAt least part of the cast of the classic 1989 movie Field of Dreams plan to reunite in Dyersville (IA) on Father’s Day weekend to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film’s release.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, we are still waiting to see if the All-Star Ballpark Heaven project slated for the movie site becomes a reality and actually hosts a new team in the revived indy pro Northern League.

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Ballpark Heaven Setback Raises Questions About Northern League Franchise

Northern League LogoField of Dreams Movie Site PlateA funding shortfall and litigation have forced the developers of the All-Star Ballpark Heaven project at the Field of Dreams Movie Site in Dyersville (IA) to delay its opening beyond 2014, which brings into question the planned launch of a franchise there from the revived indy pro Northern League.  Read more here.

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Looks Like No All-Star Ballpark Heaven in 2014

Field of Dreams Movie Site PlateYou won’t be able to read the story in the Telegraph Herald without a subscription, but the developing All-Star Ballpark Heaven project at the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville (IA) may not be ready in 2014 as originally planned.  Read more here.

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Revived Northern League Announces Deal with Ballpark Heaven

Northern League LogoPRESS RELEASE – America finally has proof there is baseball in Heaven. Independent league baseball is about to become part of the new development next to the Field of Dreams Movie Site. The Northern League, an independent professional league with a strong history in the Midwest, plans to bring a team to Northeast Iowa that will call All-Star Ballpark Heaven its home. Continue reading

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Actor Matthew Perry Joins As Investor in ‘Field of Dreams’ Project

Field of Dreams Movie Site PlateFormer Friends and current Go On star Matthew Perry has joined a Hall of Famer Wade Boggs and other investors in the All-Star Ballpark Heaven project, which will turn the land surrounding the original Field of Dreams movie site into a $38 million, 24-field amateur baseball tournament complex.  Read more here.

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Sale of ‘Field of Dreams’ Site Complete

The sale of the original Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville (IA) to investors who plan to turn the land surrounding the site  into a $38 million, 24-field amateur baseball tournament complex has been finalized.   As we posted back in September, Hall of Famer Wade Boggs joined as an investor in the All-Star Ballpark Heaven project.  Read more here.

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Boggs Invests in Ballpark Heaven

Hall of Famer Wade Boggs has joined as investor in the All-Star Ballpark Heaven project, which will turn the land surrounding the original Field of Dreams movie site into a $38 million, 24-field amateur baseball tournament complex.  Read more here.

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Council Approves Ballpark Heaven Deal

The Dyersville City Council Tuesday night approved a final agreement with developers of the All-Star Ballpark Heaven project for construction of water and sewer lines.  As you recall, the plan is to turn the area around the Field of Dreams movie site into a $38 million amateur sports complex.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Heaven Gets the Nod

The Dyersville (IA) City Council voted 4-1 Monday to approve rezoning of the Field of Dreams movie site to allow for the development of a 24-field youth baseball tournament complex at the site called All-Star Ballpark Heaven.  Read more here.

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Annexation of Movie Site Moves Dyersville Baseball Project Forward

The Dyersville (IA) City Council approved a plan Monday night to annex land, which includes the Field of Dreams movie site.  The annexation was reportedly necessary to rezone the site for the proposed $38 million All-Star Ballpark Heaven project.  Not everyone is happy.  Read more here.

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Tax Breaks Approved for All-Star Ballpark Heaven

The governor of Iowa on Thursday signed off on $16.5 million worth of tax incentives for the proposed 24-field amateur baseball complex that would surround the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville (IA).  Read more here and here.

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