At 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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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.
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.
Not everyone living in the Dyersville (IA) area is happy about a plan to turn farmland surrounding the Field of Dreams movie site into a mega $38 million youth baseball tournament and training complex. Some worry that a boon would destroy a rural way of life and disrupt farming. Others worry about a bust, if the complex is built (with city water and sewer infrastructure), and “they don’t come.” Read more here.