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    You guys see this

    The Chicago White Sox will play a game against the New York Yankees next August at the site in Iowa where the movie "Field of Dreams" was filmed. Major League Baseball announced Thursday that the White Sox will play host to the Yankees in Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 13 2020

    Pretty cool

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    Iím gonna have to drive up sometime and investigate how the ball carries there, field dimensions, etc !!!

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    i could see parking being a problem

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    How many people will it take to fill the stands?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiggityDaggityDo View Post
    How many people will it take to fill the stands?
    Building a special small stadium. Adjacent to the corn field ball field. I think I heard it will seat 8k

    They won't be playing on the field from the movie

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    I wonder if they're gonna have legends walk out of the cornfield as a spectacle.

    If you build it, they will come.

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    A pathway is being built through a cornfield that will take fans to the stadium. It will overlook the site where Costner’s character carved a ballpark out of a field after a mysterious voice told him, “If you build it, he will come.”

    The right field wall will be broken up by windows to show the cornstalks beyond the wall, and the ballpark’s design will honor old Comiskey Park, home of the White Sox from 1910-1990.

    ″‘Field of Dreams’ is an iconic, generational baseball story built upon a deep love of the game that transcends even the most impossible of circumstances. The filmmakers tell a beautiful story that resonates to this day,” White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said.

    The one-off game in Iowa is part of the sport’s recent trend of hosting games outside of traditional ballparks and cities, such as the Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and a matchup between Detroit and Kansas City in Omaha in June ahead of the College World Series.

    The Yankees also took part in a two-game series in London against the rival Red Sox earlier this season.

    The White Sox will be the home team for the game, which will be played on a Thursday and air nationally on Fox. The clubs will then have Friday off before resuming their series in Chicago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chi_archie View Post
    A pathway is being built through a cornfield that will take fans to the stadium. It will overlook the site where Costner’s character carved a ballpark out of a field after a mysterious voice told him, “If you build it, he will come.”

    The right field wall will be broken up by windows to show the cornstalks beyond the wall, and the ballpark’s design will honor old Comiskey Park, home of the White Sox from 1910-1990.

    ″‘Field of Dreams’ is an iconic, generational baseball story built upon a deep love of the game that transcends even the most impossible of circumstances. The filmmakers tell a beautiful story that resonates to this day,” White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said.

    The one-off game in Iowa is part of the sport’s recent trend of hosting games outside of traditional ballparks and cities, such as the Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and a matchup between Detroit and Kansas City in Omaha in June ahead of the College World Series.

    The Yankees also took part in a two-game series in London against the rival Red Sox earlier this season.

    The White Sox will be the home team for the game, which will be played on a Thursday and air nationally on Fox. The clubs will then have Friday off before resuming their series in Chicago.

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    Pretty good stuff.

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    sweet

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiggityDaggityDo View Post
    How many people will it take to fill the stands?
    I just hope no one falls in the corn and disappears

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    I visited the site last year, logistics will be a nightmare, a couple gravel roads and a low bridge. Literally out in a field.

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    Sounds pretty cool. As a whitesox fan, I would consider making the long drive and paying big bucks for a ticket. Will have to have a drink with Banker while I'm out that way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo222 View Post
    Sounds pretty cool. As a whitesox fan, I would consider making the long drive and paying big bucks for a ticket. Will have to have a drink with Banker while I'm out that way.
    Not that close, honestly donít think I ever been to Iowa, lol. Iím assuming gotta be a good 3 hour or so drive from stl to Iowa.

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    A ball hit over the cornstalk counts as two runs.

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    i will attend

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    That's a game I would go to

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    Quote Originally Posted by RudyRuetigger View Post
    That's a game I would go to
    you think fushead will get us tickets

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    they are building a stadium for one game?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fried cheese View Post
    they are building a stadium for one game?
    probably use it for high school ect..... afterwords

    only seats 8k

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    Fish is broke

    He is big into corn and price will go down as more baseball fields will pop up instead

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    Rudy, you get that AC taken care of?

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    Quote Originally Posted by unde0087 View Post
    I just hope no one falls in the corn and disappears
    Oh you know it’s gonna happen! Some city slicker Yankee fan will get lost out there, forever wandering the corn fields of Iowa.

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    About a 10 minute drive from my work. The big ole town of Dyersville gonna be a mad house that day. I'd love to go, but tickets will be outrageous and they're going to have to shuttle people for parking. It's gonna be a mess. That's what they do for the Team of Dreams event every year (softball game with MLB old timers).

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo222 View Post
    Rudy, you get that AC taken care of?
    hell no

    $3600 bro

    gotten 2 estimates

    im trying to grind my ass off in fantasy golf for now

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    how much are tickets?

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    No field of dreams game this year?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chi_archie View Post
    No field of dreams game this year?
    They built it and no one came.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RudyRuetigger View Post
    hell no

    $3600 bro

    gotten 2 estimates

    im trying to grind my ass off in fantasy golf for now
    still no AC

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJay View Post
    They built it and no one came.
    Living in a nightmare W/Virus doesn't help anybody's dreams, so it seems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo222 View Post
    Sounds pretty cool. As a whitesox fan, I would consider making the long drive and paying big bucks for a ticket. Will have to have a drink with Banker while I'm out that way.
    As a whitesox fan, I concur. I 80, all the way.

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