Yankees, White Sox to play game at 'Field of Dreams' in Iowa

PHOTO: In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, teams play at the "Field of Dreams" during a fall tournament in Dyersville, Iowa.PlayDave Kettering/Telegraph Herald via AP
WATCH White Sox, Yankees to play at 'Field of Dreams' in 2020

"If you build it they will come."

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And that’s exactly what’s going to happen in 2020 as Major League Baseball announced Thursday that the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox will play a game on the site of where the classic 1989 film “Field of Dreams” was shot.

PHOTO: The house where the movie character Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) lived in for the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa. Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
The house where the movie character Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) lived in for the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.

The American League teams will face off in Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 13, 2020. It’s the first ever MLB game that will be played in the Hawkeye State.

PHOTO: In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, teams play at the Field of Dreams during a fall tournament in Dyersville, Iowa. Dave Kettering/Telegraph Herald via AP
In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, teams play at the "Field of Dreams" during a fall tournament in Dyersville, Iowa.

A temporary 8,000-seat ballpark will start to be constructed next week on the Dyersville farm, MLB.com reports.

"As a sport that is proud of its history linking generations, Major League Baseball is excited to bring a regular season game to the site of Field of Dreams," MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said. "We look forward to celebrating the movie’s enduring message of how baseball brings people together at this special cornfield in Iowa."

“Field of Dreams” stars Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones and Amy Madigan. In the film, Costner’s character constructs a baseball field on his farm.

“Shoeless” Joe Jackson – played by Ray Liotta -- and the 1919 White Sox appear from the outfield cornfields to play on the field.

PHOTO: Kevin Costner and Ray Liotta appear in Field of Dreams. Gordon Company/IMDb
Kevin Costner and Ray Liotta appear in "Field of Dreams."