PG | | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Thousands of pallets of green grass were brought in to make the baseball field, but due to the haste in planting because of the shooting schedule, the grass was not able to grow appropriately and died. In order to keep the grass green, the production crew painted the grass.
My father's name was John Kinsella. It's an Irish name. He was born in North Dakota in 1896, and never saw a big city until he came back from France in 1918. He settled in Chicago, where he quickly learned to live and die with the White Sox. Died a ...
The basic premise that a farm's profit can be make or broken based on the amount of land associated with a baseball field is flawed. A major league baseball field requires about 3 acres of land. At best, a "small" farm would be on the order of 250 acres, and many modern day farms are 1000s of acres. Most farms would have pastureland associated with them that would be similar to the acreage of a baseball field. It isn't conceivable that 3 acres would be the difference between keeping the farm and selling it.
The Voice ................ Himself
$531,346 (USA) (23 April 1989)
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