Kevin Costner pays tribute to Ray Liotta during an MLB game

Major League Baseball held its annual Field of Dreams game Thursday, including a special tribute to the late Ray Liotta of his team. field of dreams Co-star Kevin Costner. During the match, Fox broadcast a tribute that featured Costner talking about Liotta – who played Joe Jackson in the film – his influence and legacy, describing the actor as “special” and that he “helped show us that when dreams come from the heart, they really can come true.”

field of dreams “On faith and those rare moments when the magic becomes real,” Costner said in the tribute you can check out below. And it only works if Shoeless Joe is worth the wait, unless it’s special. And Ray Liotta was special.”

He continued, “When Ray died last May, I remembered how the moment we practiced hitting together wasn’t a ruse. It was real, and it happened as I saw it. I said God gave us that trick that night, and now God has Ray. And though it might be Gone, this is the beauty of a game like baseball and a movie like field of dreamsHe will live in our hearts forever when he comes out of this cornfield. It has become eternal. Long live Shoeless Joe, long live Shoeless Joe, long live Ray, who helped show us that when dreams come from the heart, they really can come true.”

Liotta unfortunately passed away in his sleep in May while in the Dominican Republic where he was shooting the movie dangerous water. He was 67 years old. After Liotta’s death, Costner took to Twitter to remember the actor, writing that he was “shattered to hear the news of Ray Liotta’s death. While he leaves an incredible legacy, he will always remain in my heart ‘Shoeless Joe Jackson’.” What happened in that moment in the movie was real. God gave us those The trick. Now God has an opinion.”

In addition to his role in field of dreamsLiotta was known for his roles in good comradesAnd the wild thingAnd the Hannibal, and much more. Recently, it appeared in Apple TV + black bear With Taron Egerton who said Back in July that series is an incredible testament to the actor’s talent.

“It’s been a great experience for me as an actor. You know, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some great, heavyweight actors in my few years working in the industry and Ray was especially special to me,” Egerton said. “I was very invested in that relationship with a very real sense and with a tangible sense of history, because it’s the heart of the show. There’s a lot of darkness in the show and there’s a lot of tough characteristics that the movie’s protagonists have. But I think the tenderness of the relationship between Big Jim and my character Jimmy is kind of a driver. That’s why Jimmy took such a huge risk.”

He continued, “I was so lucky that an actor of Ray’s cuteness, caliber and size, you know, decided to take on the role and we had a really special connection. And we kept in touch, actually, because it was a special experience, and I believe in it too. And of course. “It’s… It’s a shame he won’t be here to celebrate the release of the show. But it’s an incredible testament to his talent. And, of course, you know, looking at what happens to his character takes more sadness, I think, in the wake of his death. So. It’s sad, but my overwhelming feeling is pride.”


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