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The Field of Dreams Game that Would Have Been

Joe Mock of  BaseballParks.com was all set to cover the “MLB at Field of Dreams Game” in Dyersville (IA), when MLB headquarters cancelled the event.  Because he already put together an article for USA TODAY previewing the game and ballpark built at the famous movie site, he has graciously posted it here.  Enjoy!

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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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Field of Dreams Vandalism Fundraising Update

On the morning of Jan 23, 2018, it was discovered that the Field of Dreams Movie Site ball diamond in Dyersville (IA) was destroyed by truck tire damage.  Many areas of the turf had been ripped up with potential damage to the refurbished irrigation system.  The GoFundMe site that was launched to help fund repairs has already raised $18,176.  Read more here.

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Celebrities, Fans Turn Out for 25th Anniversary Celebration of ‘Field of Dreams’ Movie

Field of Dreams Movie Site PlateWe unfortunately had to miss the big 25th anniversary celebration of the Field of Dreams movie in Dyersville (IA) last weekend because of travel, but you don’t have to feel left out if you missed it too.  Read more, see photos, and watch videos here.

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Big 25th Anniversary Celebration Scheduled for ‘Field of Dreams’ Movie Site this Weekend

Field of Dreams Movie Site PlateKevin Costner and other cast members from the Field of Dreams movie, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, and sportscaster Bob Costas will descend on the Field of Dreams Movie Site in Dyersville (IA) this weekend for the 25th anniversary celebration of the iconic film.  Festivities begin this evening (Friday) with a showing of the movie outdoors on the actual field.  Read more and view schedule of events here.

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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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