Major League Baseball Cancels 'Field of Dreams' Iowa Game For Coronavirus

MLB's 'Field of Dreams' game in Iowa postponed to 2021 because of coronavirus

The Yankees' schedule was changed to reflect more "local" play, so the Cardinals were swapped in to play the White Sox instead.

The league confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Field of Dreams game between the White Sox and Cardinals on Monday, according to reports, and announced the game will now be part of the 2021 season. "Unfortunately, we have come to the conclusion that it would not be prudent to ask clubs to step outside their normal routines, given the evolving public health challenges". The White Sox will have a shot of touching foundation with the Hollywood film when they are slated to return to the Iowa stadium in 2021.

Formerly the New York Yankees were going to play the Chicago White Sox, but when Major League Baseball condensed its season from 162 games to 60 games, the St. Louis Cardinals replaced the Yankees.

St. Louis has had several games postponed over the last few days due to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in the organization. The White Sox will now host the Cardinals in a three-game series starting August 14.

The game was initially to be played between the Yankees and the White Sox.

Area of Dreams stars Kevin Costner as nearby corn farmer Ray Kinsella who hears voices commanding him to develop a baseball diamond in his farm.



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