With another exciting All-Star Weekend in the books, all eyes are on the second half and tight playoff races across MLB. The postseason isn't the only thing for baseball fans to look forward to in the final months, though, as the Field of Dreams game returns in August.
The inaugural event was an overwhelming success, making it an easy choice to bring back for the 2022 campaign. Here's everything you need to know about this year's MLB Field of Dreams game.
What is the MLB at Field of Dreams Game?
The MLB at Field of Dreams Game debuted in 2021 after being postponed from its original 2020 date due to COVID-19. The contest is a regular-season matchup played at a special location in honor of the popular baseball movie, the "Field of Dreams".
Field of Dreams Game 2022 Location
The 2022 Field of Dreams game will once again be played at the special venue constructed in Dyersville, Iowa, for last year's event. This field is right near the Field of Dreams that's featured in the 1989 film. The park's most prominent feature is the corn field located right outside of the outfield wall, along with old-school lighting poles.
Field of Dreams Game 2022 Teams
In 2021, the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox squared off in a thrilling game. The White Sox went on to beat the Yankees 9-8 on a walk-off home run by star Tim Anderson in the bottom of the ninth inning.
This year, the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds will face each other in the Field of Dreams game on Aug. 11. Chicago currently owns a 35-57 record and sits fourth in the NL Central standings, while Cincinnati is 34-57 and fifth in that same division. Heading into the second half of the season, the Cubs own the head-to-head advantage at 4-3 so far this year.
Field of Dreams Game Tickets and Price 2022
Tickets to the 2022 Field of Dreams game featured a registration and lottery process for Iowa residents to determine who would have first dibs at seats. Those selected were allowed to purchase tickets on or around June 16.
Currently, the lowest ticket price on StubHub's secondary market is $1,000 per ticket for seats in left field. The most expensive ticket listed checks in at $7,777.
What Time Does the Field of Dreams Game Start
First pitch for the Cubs vs. Reds on Aug. 11 at the Field of Dreams is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. ET.
Field of Dreams Game 2022 TV Channel
FOX will air the 2022 Field of Dreams game. Joe Davis, John Smoltz, Ken Rosenthal and Tom Verducci are slated to be on the broadcast.