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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If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true.
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Early in the film Ray goes to the feed store and buys "a bag of seed". First, no one would buy 1 bag of seed, they would buy enough for a whole farm (many bags). Second, a bag of seed the size that Ray has would weigh 25-40 lbs; you couldn't pick it up with one hand easily as Ray does. 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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Referenced in A Guy Named Rick
Written by Billy Strayhorn
Performed by Duke Ellington
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