‘Field of Dreams’ Becomes A Reality In Ford Heights

A coalition of public and private sector partners today unveiled the first youth baseball field in the Village of Ford Heights.

FORD HEIGHTS, ILL. – Aug 11, 2017 – The field is the culmination of years of collaboration among the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Cubs Charities, the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, James McHugh Construction Co., the Ford Heights Park District and numerous other partners seeking to improve after-school activities in one of the nation’s lowest-income suburbs. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office serves as the village’s local police department, and Sheriff Thomas J. Dart has long worked to improve services and opportunities for residents.