Alex Rodriguez spent time with the star of his favorite movie, “Field of Dreams”, while commenting on the Major League Baseball game which took place in the famous Iowa Cornfield where it was filmed. .
The former New York Yankee took to Twitter this weekend to share a photo of himself with Kevin Costner, who starred in the 1989 film About Lucky Man Who Builds a Baseball Field from an almost supernatural compulsion.
“So much fun spending time with Kevin Costner on our set at The Field of Dreams yesterday”, Rodriguez captioned the image.
He then revealed that “Field of Dreams” was his favorite movie, followed by “Untouchables”, “No Way Out”, “Bull Durham” and “The Bodyguard”.
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The snap with Costner was just one of many ways Rodriguez joined in the MLB homage game around the Yankees vs. White Sox film. Before the big game, he dressed in his old Yankees uniform for a fun promotion for the Fox Sports show in which he and former Red Sox player David Ortiz recreated some of the film’s most memorable scenes. by Costner.
Rodriguez emerges from the cornfield and a familiar voice says the iconic line from the film, “If you build it, it will come.” After failing to get an answer on who the line from Frank Thomas and Kevin Burkhardt said, his fellow Fox Sports panelist Ortiz appeared behind him, also wearing his old uniform.
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People reports that Costner also made an appearance at the game after inspecting the previous field days.
“30 years ago, on the other side of that corn, we made a movie that has stood the test of time,” Costner said before the first pitch. “Tonight, thanks to the lasting impact that this little movie had, it got us back here. But now we’re on a field created by Major League Baseball.”
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“We kept our promise, Major League Baseball kept their promise, the dream is still alive. There is probably only one more question to answer – is this heaven? Yes it is.” , he added. “This field is for the players. Good luck today.”
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Unfortunately for Rodriguez, his former team didn’t do so well in the Dyersville, Iowa cornfield. The White Sox took the win with nine points compared to New York’s eight. The game’s broadcast, however, ended up being the most-watched regular-season MLB game since 2005.
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