Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice in his corn field tell him, "If you build it, he will come." He interprets this message as an instruction to build a baseball field on his farm, upon which appear the ghosts of Shoeless Joe Jackson and the other seven Chicago White Sox players banned from the game for throwing the 1919 World Series. When the voices continue, Ray seeks out a reclusive author to help him understand the meaning of the messages and the purpose for his field. Written by
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Did You Know?
There was an actual Archibald "Moonlight/Doc" Graham.
The scene where James Earl Jones' character is interviewing the men in the bar, were people who knew the real "Doc" Graham.
They found out about the movie and the inclusion of Doc Graham's character. They drove from Chisholm, Minnesota to Iowa. The stories the men shared were actual stories about Doc Graham. See more
When Annie is discussing the mortgage with Ray, she says that they've already missed payments on the mortgage. But then she mentions later asking the bank if they can miss a couple of payments, then the bank 'sells the note' to Mark and then Mark's group demands full payment immediately. This would indicate a seriously late mortgage situation (not to mention Mark being a very dysfunctional/miserly brother) that doesn't fit the time line. See more
My father's name was John Kinsella. It's an Irish name. He was born in North Dakota in 1896, and never saw a big city until he came back from France in 1918. He settled in Chicago, where he quickly learned to live and die with the White Sox. Died a little when they lost the 1919 World Series. Died a lot the following summer when eight members of the team were accused of throwing that series. He played in the minors for a year too, but nothing ever came of it. Moved to ...
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Written by John Sebastian
Performed by The Lovin' Spoonful
Courtesy of Buddah Records
by Arrangement with Warner Special Products See more