The family that has owned most of the property on which a baseball diamond was built for the ’80s movie has decided to sell. The listing includes “the actual movie site, including the baseball diamond, a two-bedroom, 1½-bath house featuring the movie’s familiar front porch, six outbuildings, and a parcel of land totaling 193 acres,” according to KCRG.com.
It’ll probably remain a tourist spot, but if times get tough, it wouldn’t be hard to turn it into a cornfield. $5.4 million and it’s yours.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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