Owners of Field of Dreams farm in Iowa bet big on baseball with new development

In 1989’s Field of Dreams, an Academy Award–nominated box office hit based on W.P. Kinsella’s 1982 novel Shoeless Joe, Kevin Costner plays Ray, a baseball-loving Iowan at risk of losing the family farm to foreclosure—that is, until an otherworldly voice kicks in one evening while Ray is wandering in a cornfield, urging him to plow up part of said cornfield and convert it into a baseball diamond: If you build it, he will come. In normal circumstances, taking serious real estate guidance from mysterious voices from beyond (the corn?) can only lead to trouble. But in Field of Dreams, a baseball-themed fairy tale centered on the themes

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