61* (2001)

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61* is a 2001 American made-for-television film directed by Billy Crystal. The film stars Barry Pepper as Roger Maris and Thomas Jane as Mickey Mantle and their quest to break Babe Ruth's 1927 single-season home run record of 60 during the 1961 season of the New York Yankees. The film was first released on HBO on April 28, 2001.

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Plot


Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. (source: imdb.com)

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Mickey Mantle

Whitey Ford

Milt Kahn

Ralph Houk

Bob Cerv

Dan Topping

Ford Frick

Phil Rizzuto

Artie Green

Sam Simon

Bob Fitschel

Joe DiMaggio

Paul Borghese
Yogi Berra

Elston Howard

Claire Ruth

Pat Maris


Release Date28 April 2001
TaglineMickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Why did America have room in its heart for only one hero?
GenreSport, History, Drama
CountryUSA
Filming LocationsAmbassador Hotel - 3400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA
LanguageEnglish
Sound MixDolby Digital
ColorColor

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