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... field are owned by Becky and Don Lansing. Left field and part of centre field are owned by Rita and Al Ameskamp.
Don and Becky Lansing do the majority of the field maintenance.
It has been a shrine to movie lovers and baseball fans since it was built for the movie in the summer of 1988. There is a steady flow of people all the time. During peak weekends over 3,000 visitors is common.
Once again a photo is worth a thousand ...
... my job goes).
So there I was, a Janitor and a Pizza King with a BIG goal. Only 720 hours of dirty toilets and pizzas stood in between me and Thailand.
Every so often you hear a story about someone doing something impossible in the face of adversity. Like a lady lifting an oak tree off of her pinned-down boyfriend, a shipwrecked passenger surviving in the middle of the ocean for weeks, or me working 60 hour weeks, abiding by all of my rules, ...
Took the road less travelled for our first day. Headed west on the I-290 W or Dwight Eisenhower Expressway for a bit before it was the US20 W. When we could we were off onto the IL 72W which was a much smaller road with much less traffic that went through suburbs and small towns.
Bought supplies for lunch in Addison - spent a whole $2.60 to get bread rolls, ham and a tomato. Back to our lunch of travels past - ...
... It was amazing to me that 25 years after the release of the movie, folks would still travel to the middle of nowhere Iowa to play catch with their kids or friends, in the field from the set.
I got to meet the up till recently owners. The husband had been born, raised and had lived his life in the house up until not too long long ago. They shared with ...
... Alex's and my mitts for just this moment. As a father, it was so satisfying to be able to stand on the actual Field of Dreams and have my son ask me "Dad, ya wanna have a catch?". it has always been one of my favorite movies, and now it has a special place in y heart and memories.
After playing catch, we headed back into town. The next surprise for Alex was I booked us a room at a hotel right on the waterfront of the Mississippi that also ...