Phoenix Coyotes can take inspiration from classic film “Field of Dreams”

January 6th, 2010 by Juan Sarinas Leave a reply »
The classic baseball movie Field of Dreams , starring Kevin Costner and Amy Madigan, was one of the best sports films ever produced. It also serves as an inspiration for fans of the Phoenix Coyotes—hopeful that the team's recent problems with bankruptcy and attendance will not drive the promising young team away, probably up to Hamilton, Ontario.

We will always look at Field of Dreams as the movie in which Costner's character built a baseball field on his Iowa farm after hearing a whispered voice telling him "if you build it (a baseball field), he will come." After building the field, Costner's character eventually started to see former players such as "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, who eventually brought his teammates from the 1919 White Sox, and "Moonlight" Graham playing baseball on that field. It was the inspiring story that ended with Costner's character finally being able to play catch with his father—whom for a long he'd had a tough relationship with.

"If you build it, he will come."

Coyote fans hope that the same will be the case for the team this year—only it is not the spirit of former baseball players that will come, but c ...

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