Frank Thomas at the Field of Dreams. Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Thomas answers questions from the press about his purchase of the Field of Dreams movie site during a news conference, on Thursday, Sep. 30, 2021, on the field, outside of Dyersville, Iowa. 0930 Thebighurt 002 Jpg

The Field of Dreams movie site and ballpark in Iowa has already seen one MLB on Fox game, and is set for another MLB game next year. Now, it’s been bought by a company involving MLB on Fox analyst Frank Thomas and Chicago real estate developer Rick Heidner. Thomas will now serve as CEO of the venture. Here’s a release on that:

Some further photos of Thomas during that press conference are available via Kelsey Kremer of The Des Moines Register here. We’ll see what he and Heidner do with this site, and how that affects MLB’s plans to develop it.

[Top photo from Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register, via USA Today Sports]

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