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FIELD OF DREAMS Van Buren, Arkansas
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Our Mission

The City of Van Buren realized the positive influence that sports can play in the development of young lives.  To this end, the Field of Dreams Sports Complex was created to provide the youth of Van Buren and the surrounding areas with a first rate sports complex.
 
Under the leadership of Mayor John Riggs and Site Administrator Alan Swaim, the Field of Dreams has grown to be one of the premier youth sports complexes in the region.

The Facility

The Complex consists of 5 youth baseball fields that youngsters 5-12 years old utilize through the Van Buren Boys and Girls Club and the Cal Ripken Division of Babe Ruth Baseball.
 
There are 3 regulation baseball fields which are used by 13-18 year olds.  The Iverson Riggs Memorial Field is home to the Van Buren High School Pointers as well as American Legion and Babe Ruth Baseball teams. 
 
Also, an indoor work out area and a batting cage complement the baseball areas.
 
Just added are 3 youth softball fields for ages 5-15.
 
The Field of Dreams has hosted several district and state Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken tournaments.  Three Cal Ripken Regional Tournaments have been hosted by the Field of Dreams.
 
2004 brought the first Babe Ruth World Series to the complex.  The 13 year old World Series has been hailed as one of the most successful events in the history of Van Buren.  Many thanks and honor go out to the volunteers and citizens of Van Buren and Crawford County for making this an awesome event.
 
In 2007 Babe Ruth Baseball asked for help and we hosted the initial 12 Year Old Major/60 World Series.
 
The 2008 15 year Old Babe Ruth World Series was yet another success.
 
Our thanks to the Hodo family for their generous donation that installed lights on our second Babe Ruth Field.
 
Efforts will always be made to keep the Field of Dreams the premiere sports complex in the region.
 
Van Buren is now an official Babe Ruth World Series training site.  We will try to help make future World Series a big success for the participating communities.
 

The complex is located at I-40 and Lee Creek Road.
 
The physical address is 1 Toothaker Drive