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A minor league baseball team spent 3 months hiding a famous 'Field of Dreams' speech in its tweets

Give this social media manager a raise
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Posted at 12:26 PM, Apr 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 17:49:12-04

If you've seen "Field of Dreams" -- and if you haven't, go watch it and then come back and read the rest of this article -- you'll remember Terrence Mann's super-emotional "people will come" speech.

Mann, played by James Earl Jones, delivered the speech toward the end of the film, as protagonist Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) debated whether to sell his farm or keep his baseball field occupied by "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and other ghosts of baseball's past. You can relive the speech here.

Well, the social media manager (or managers) of a minor league baseball team decided to recreate that speech on social media -- by using the first word in each of their tweets for over three months, beginning in early January.

The Reading Fightin Phils, a Double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, are responsible for this masterpiece that apparently no one caught on to until the Fightin Phils revealed the surprise Monday.

To experience it, begin here and simply read backwards. Enjoy.