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Youth baseball and softball complex envisioned near Iowa’s ‘Field of Dreams’ movie site could open next year – The Denver Post

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The company planning to turn the land around Iowa’s “Field of Dreams” movie site into a youth sports mecca announced Thursday that the project is underway, and that new fields, dormitories and a hotel could be in place next year.

The project, which company officials said has lined up $80 million in private investment, is headed by White Sox Hall of Famer Frank Thomas. He said at a news conference in Iowa that the aim is to create “the premier travel baseball and softball destination for boys and girls.”

Architectural renderings show nine new competition fields built across a cornfield from the preserved film set and a stadium built to host last summer’s major league game between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees (the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds will play there…

Tribune News Service

2022-04-14 16:37:25

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