DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — A vandal has caused thousands of dollars in damage to the Field of Dreams by driving a vehicle onto the site made famous by the 1989 movie.
The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that workers at the site outside Dyersville found the damage Tuesday morning and were still assessing the costs and needed repairs.READ MORE: Bay Area Projects to Benefit From U.S. Infrastructure Funding
Owner Denise Stillman says a vehicle made deep gashes in the outfield and damaged a sprinkler system. The damage was especially severe because the ground was soft following warm weather and rain.READ MORE: UPDATE: San Jose Triple-Stabbing Suspect Fatally Struck On Hwy 85 Identified
Stillman says repairs will continue through the summer but that the field will remain open.
Thousands visit the eastern Iowa field for free, running around the bases and walking to the surrounding cornfields.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Police Scheduled Town Hall Meeting Over Fatal SFO Shooting
It was created for the movie “Field of Dreams” starring Kevin Costner.