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MSBL Teams Square Off at 'Field of Dreams' Movie Site in Dyersville, Iowa
Submitted by Jerry Tartar, Chicago North MSBL
I am attaching pictures (below) from the
Shoeless Joe Baseball Tournament
we organized last October at the
'Field of Dreams'
movie site in
. In addition to my
Chicago North MSBL 1917 White Sox
team we had
Bill Harmon's Kansas City Cubs, Marty Ribaudo's St. Louis Grays
Rick Tiek's Midwest Pirates
. Each team played one night game on the Field of Dreams Movie Site and two day games. We all even walked in and out of the corn!
On Saturday we also ran a skills clinic for local youth on behalf of the 'Field'. Millions of dollars have been raised for the kids programs and the efforts include current and former major league players, including
It was a great tournament and everyone enjoyed playing on this magical field. Former major league pitcher and teammate
worked on various pitching skills with the kids. Fred is a
great guy and, as you can imagine, an excellent player. The skills session ended with each of the kids being able to "bat against a major-leaguer." Fred lobbed them in and the rest of the team flopped all over the field trying to field the ball - only to make bad throws and catches so the kids could round the bases.
For me, the tournament was fantastic. Players on each team just loved being there and playing baseball. While we all wanted to win, just playing there against others who love the game as much as we do was reward enough. I have never been to or played in a tournament where there was more camaraderie between the teams with fun banter back and forth and just having a great time.
There is something about that corn!
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