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Baseball a true American game and past time that has been part of our lives from the beginning It has stood the test of time simply because of its purity and infinite list of players that have ffostered the game to what it is today Yet a single blemish remains that took place in 1919 when the World Series was thrown by eight players including Shoeless Joe Jackson Shoeless Joe Jackson who last played major league baseball in 1920 and was suspended for life along with seven of his compatriots by Commissioner Mountain Landis for his part in throwing the 1919 World Series Kinsella 67 Many of Shoeless Joes greatest fans including Ray Kinsella were deeply saddened to hear the news that their hero would no longer be playing baseball The name Kenesaw Mountain Landis became synonymous with the devil Kinsella 7 In the novel Shoeless Joe by WP Kinsella and the movie Field of Dreams by Phil Alden Robinson differ in terms of relationships charactersand are similar in plot and have majical contentIn each of the works the relationships between the charaters are contrasted In the novel Annie was very supportive of her hard working husband Ray who ran their farm When Ray told Annie that he had heard voices in the field she was interested in what he had heard The words Ray heard were If you build it he will come Kinsella 5 He could not believe what he was hearing At first he thought he was dreaming Ray knew the voice meant something about the baseball field When he informed Annie about his dream she gave him her blessings and encouraged ray one hundred percent In the movie however Annies perception of her husbands aspirations differed greatly When Ray suggested the idea to Annieshe thought he was crazy and out of his mind They had worked so hard to establish their farm that she did not want to give it
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