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Costner chooses Illinois for team

Updated: February 3, 2009, 5:28 PM ET
Associated Press

ZION, Ill. -- The "Field of Dreams" is coming to Illinois.

Actor and baseball lover Kevin Costner says he's chosen the northeastern Illinois town of Zion as the location for a new team, which will be part of the Northern League in 2010.

Officials didn't announce the team's name or the location of the new 8,000-seat stadium in Lake County. Costner is part of the baseball ownership group.

Costner says Zion is the ideal spot because of its "quaint and affordable setting." State ...

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