Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine headed to Iowa to attend Field of Dreams game | The Enquirer | The Enquirer

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine , an avid baseball and Cincinnati Reds fan, is making the trip to Dyersville, Iowa, to check out Thursday's "Field of Dreams" game between the Reds and Chicago Cubs .

Gannett Ohio confirmed his visit Wednesday afternoon.

The game is based on the movie "Field of Dreams," which is about an Iowa farmer who plows over his corn to build a baseball field for Joe Jackson and other White Sox players who were banished for throwing the 1919 World Series .

Field of Dreams How to watch Thursday's Field of Dreams game

Last season, Tim Anderson hit a walk-off home run to lead the Chicago White Sox past the New York Yankees 9-8.

After Thursday's game, there's an off day on Aug. 12 and the Cubs and Reds resume the series at Great American Ballpark on Aug. 13.

Mike DeWine also went to the Super Bowl to watch the Bengals play

This is the second sporting event Mike DeWine is traveling to see a Cincinnati professional team play in 2022. In February, DeWine traveled to Los Angeles to attend Super Bowl 50 . The Bengals lost the game to the Rams.

How much did Mike DeWine's trip cost?

DeWine, 75 is from Springfield. He is also the owner, along with his family of the Asheville Tourists, a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros.

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