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.
|Release Date||28 April 2001|
|Tagline||Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Why did America have room in its heart for only one hero?|
|Genre||Sport, History, Drama|
|Filming Locations||Ambassador Hotel - 3400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Sound Mix||Dolby Digital|