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61* (2001)

6 04/28/2001 (US) TV MovieDramaHistory 2h 9m

Why did America have room in its heart for only one hero?


In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. Which man would reach it?

  1. Billy Crystal


  2. Hank Steinberg


Top Billed Cast

  1. Barry Pepper

    Barry Pepper

    Roger Maris

  2. Thomas Jane

    Thomas Jane

    Mickey Mantle

  3. Anthony Michael Hall

    Anthony Michael Hall

    Whitey Ford

  4. Richard Masur

    Richard Masur

    Milt Kahn

  5. Bruce McGill

    Bruce McGill

    Ralph Houk

  6. Chris Bauer

    Chris Bauer

    Bob Cerv

  7. Jennifer Crystal Foley

    Pat Maris ('61)

  8. Christopher McDonald

    Christopher McDonald

    Mel Allen

  9. Haynes Brooke

    Haynes Brooke

    Detroit Bartender

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Original Language English

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