The St. Louis Cardinals have changed the New York Yankees as the opponent for the Chicago White Sox within the Field of Dreams sport on Aug. 13 at Dyersville, Iowa.
The schedule change attributable to the brand new coronavirus pandemic meant the White Sox not play the Yankees this season. The brand new opponent, first reported by The Des Moines Register, was confirmed to The Related Press by an individual acquainted with the preparations who spoke on situation of anonymity Wednesday as a result of the matchup has not been introduced.
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Main League Baseball hopes to announce its new schedule subsequent week. Every group will play 60 video games, 40 towards division rivals, and 20 towards groups within the corresponding regional division within the different league.
“We hope to have the option to play,” MLB stated in an announcement. “Building is continuous and we’re following all CDC and state protocols relating to really useful security practices, together with social distancing, washing palms, and temperature checks earlier than arriving to the location.”
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It stays unclear whether or not followers can be allowed at the sport, which is to be televised nationally by Fox.
“We’re monitoring ongoing occasions and plan to stay as versatile as these circumstances demand,” MLB stated.
A brief 8,000-seat stadium is nearing completion at the location, about 200 miles west of Chicago, adjoining to the place the film was filmed on a diamond in a cornfield. This may be the primary main league sport performed in Iowa.
The film, launched in 1989, starred Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, and Ray Liotta.