The Field of Dreams game all started with the vision and courage of a woman from Oak Lawn

Anna Davlantes

FILE – Persons portraying ghost player characters, similar to those in the film “Field of Dreams,” emerge from the cornfield at the “Field of Dreams” movie site in Dyersville, Iowa, in this undated file photo. Three decades after Kevin Costner’s character built a ballpark in a cornfield in the movie “Field of Dreams,” the iconic site in Dyersville, Iowa, prepares to host the state’s first Major League Baseball game at a built-for-the-moment stadium for the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Tom Mietzel, CEO of Go the Distance, which runs the Field of Dreams facility, joins Anna to tell the incredible story about how his late wife, Denise Stillman, was able to help bring a major league baseball game to a field in Dyersville, Iowa.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)

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