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…
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