MLB heaven in Iowa: Yankees, White Sox set to square off in “Field of Dreams” game

(DYERSVILLE, Iowa) — It was built, and on Thursday night the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees are coming to Dyersville, Iowa to play a historic game.

The ballpark, newly constructed for this event, is located on the Lansing Family Farm, the filming site for the movie Field of Dreams. It features a corn maze behind the right field fence, and a manually operated scoreboard and bullpens behind the center-field wall, meant to resemble old Comiskey Park, where the White Sox played.

It’s the place where dreams come true. pic.twitter.com/JQodRjIsxk

— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) August 12, 2021

The stage is set. #MLBatFieldofDreams pic.twitter.com/0EGFq8McHT

— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) August 12, 2021

The game will be the first MLB game ever in the state of Iowa.

TODAY. #MLBatFieldOfDreams pic.twitter.com/E4tcXRRGIY

— MLB (@MLB) August 12, 2021
Originally scheduled for 2020, the game was pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tickets to the game were sold via a public lottery. Winners of that lottery were informed earlier this month, and were given the chance to buy up to two tickets and one parking pass.

On ticket resale site StubHub, the cheapest ticket available for the game as of Thursday morning was selling for $1,100.

Tomorrow. 🌽⚾️ pic.twitter.com/Htyfjkba4A

— New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 12, 2021

First pitch on Thursday is scheduled for 7pm ET.

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