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61*

61*

Why did America have room in its heart for only one hero?
Apr 28, 2001 2h 9m
6.9
88 votes

Synopsis

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?

Title 61*
Companies 61* Productions Inc.
Countries United States of America
Keywords baseball, sports, historical figure
Barry Pepper

Barry Pepper

Roger Maris
Thomas Jane

Thomas Jane

Mickey Mantle
Bruce McGill

Bruce McGill

Ralph Houk
Haynes Brooke

Haynes Brooke

Detroit Bartender
Bob Gunton

Bob Gunton

Dan Topping
Joe Grifasi

Joe Grifasi

Phil Rizzuto
Robert Joy

Robert Joy

Bob Fitschel
Michael Nouri

Michael Nouri

Joe DiMaggio
Bobby Hosea

Bobby Hosea

Elston Howard
Renée Taylor

Renée Taylor

Claire Ruth
Charles Esten

Charles Esten

Kevin Maris
Shannah Laumeister Stern

Shannah Laumeister Stern

Pretty Young Woman
Shiva Rose

Shiva Rose

Toot's Girl
Mike Carlucci

Mike Carlucci

Memorial Stadium Announcer (voice)
Tony Stef'Ano

Tony Stef'Ano

Baseball Fan (uncredited)