Connect with us


FOX Sports Energized for Its Return To Iowa and MLB at Field of Dreams



The new Field of Dreams. This is the field the Yankees and White Sox played on for MLB’s first-ever regular season game in Iowa

The month of August means the corn is at optimum height and the FOX MLB team is set for a return to Dyersville, Iowa for year two of the magical MLB AT FIELD OF DREAMS GAME, with the Chicago Cubs taking on the Cincinnati Reds in a regular-season matchup on Thursday, August 11 @ 7:00 PM ET on FOX, FOX Deportes and the FOX Sports app. Last year’s inaugural presentation on FOX won the 2021 Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Special.

Joe Davis joins first-ballot Hall-of-Famer and Sports Emmy winner John Smoltz in the booth for the return to the site of the beloved Universal Pictures baseball classic, Field of Dreams. Two-time Emmy Award-winning reporter Ken Rosenthal and four-time Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Tom Verducci round out the broadcast crew, providing exclusive inside information and in-game reports.

Host Kevin Burkhardt is joined by World Series champion and Hall-of-Famer David Ortiz and World Series champion Alex Rodriguez on the network’s highly acclaimed pregame show Thursday, August 11, @ 6:00 PM ET on FOX.

With shades of Moonlight Graham, Tom Rinaldi, a 17-time Sports Emmy Award winner and seven-time Edward R. Morrow Award winner, is doing a feature on Roy Gleason, the only player in MLB history to have a perfect batting average, Purple Heart and World Series Ring.

FOX and MLB will also pay tribute to Field of Dreams star Ray Liotta, who passed away earlier this year, in a piece voiced by fellow castmate Kevin Costner that will air during the FOX MLB pregame show.

The 2022 “A Dream Fulfilled” youth baseball airs on Wednesday, August 10 @ 5:00PM ET on FS1.