Factual error: The catcher appears with the other players when they come out of the corn. The catcher was never included in the scandal, nor was a catcher banned.
Shoeless Joe Jackson: Ty Cobb wanted to play, but none of us could stand the son of a bitch when we were alive, so we told him to stick it.
Trivia: During the filming of the cornfield scenes where Ray first hears the voice, the filmmakers had problems with the corn growing. When they initially wanted to film the scenes the corn was too short, so they waited a couple of weeks. When they were ready to shoot, the corn was too tall. Kevin Costner had to walk on wooden planks, so he could be seen in the cornfield (Director Phil Alden Robinson discussed this in the 10th anniversary edition of the film).
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