Shoeless Joe - They Tore Down the Polo Grounds in 1964 Summary & Analysis

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They Tore Down the Polo Grounds in 1964 Summary

Ray continues with the construction of the complete baseball field, and each time a section is completed, another live ballplayer from the Unlucky Eight, the players banned for life in 1920, appears to play. There is no schedule or routine to the appearance of the players, and Ray watches the dark field every night after a section is completed. One evening Karin, Ray and Annie's five-year-old daughter, sees the players take the field. Ray rushes out to ask Shoeless Joe about the catcher, and Joe vows to keep his promise of trying out the catcher as soon as all the other players are there.

The next time the ball field comes alive is a Sunday afternoon when Annie's ultra-conservative and religious relatives are visiting. Karin announces that the baseball game is on...

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