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Note from Al Vigil
Remember September 18, 1994 1:15 pm in Dyersville, Iowa. Home of the original movie "Field of Dreams" Tim Crescenti making his 1st Documentary "Dreamfield" hosted by James Earl Jones, It premiered on ESPN at 6:00 pm, CST November 8, 1994?
A lovely 11 year old Blind Girl hit a home run with the aid of "The Field of Dreams Ghost Players" and her Father. The Ghost Players kept throwing the ball over the heads of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd basemen. Her Father helped her run the bases. However, when she got to 3rd base she told her father "Dad I can make it home alone". She took her white walking cane and touched both side of the base line to home plate. We yelling at the top of our lungs "Run Home, Run Home" when she stepped on home plate into the loving arms of her Father and Mother and everybody yelling for her, was one of the most amazing heartwarming days of our lives. We remember that day as if it were yesterday.
Give "The Ghost Players" our best, for a wonderful day we will never forget, and for the great times since Japan 1996.
Joe, God Bless You and "Ghost Player, Revive the Magic" 2010 Lombardi award for Best Documentary, What does a sport do for a community", presented by The Green Bay Packers and St. Norbert Collage.
Love, Gloria & Al Vigil