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White Sox Oufielder Ron Kittle Breaks Down Iconic Movie for Corn and Baseball on NCGA Podcast

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:59:53 CDT

White Sox Oufielder Ron Kittle Breaks Down Iconic Movie for Corn and Baseball on NCGA Podcast NCGA's involvement in the baseball game in Dyersville, Iowa was a "stalk-off" home run for corn, for MLB and for America.

Field of Dreams is an iconic movie for baseball fans and corn growers alike, and the image of an idyllic baseball diamond set amongst the Iowa corn stalks has endured now for decades.

But this summer, the NCGA had the opportunity to be part of Major League Baseball’s plan to bring baseball back to that field in Dyersville.

And on this episode, we’ll relive the event with Ron Kittle, former White Sox outfielder and 1983 AL Rookie of the Year, as well as NCGA President John Linder.

Together with Jon and Dusty, they'll revisit the planning that made this special event possible, share stories from game day and explore Ron's career in Major League baseball. Plus, John Linder shares the tale of his run-in with actor Kevin Costner at the game itself.

Listen to the podcast, Wherever Jon May Roam, by clicking or tapping here.


   

 

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