Release Date 2001-04-28
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61* is a 2001 American sports drama film written by Hank Steinberg and directed by Billy Crystal. It stars Barry Pepper as Roger Maris and Thomas Jane as Mickey Mantle on 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 first aired on HBO on April 28, 2001.

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Actors & Characters

Barry Pepper Barry Pepper Roger Maris Roger Maris
Thomas Jane Thomas Jane Mickey Mantle Mickey Mantle
Bob Gunton Bob Gunton
Joe Grifasi Joe Grifasi
Michael Nouri Michael Nouri
Christopher McDonald Christopher McDonald
Donald Moffat Donald Moffat
Anthony Michael Hall Anthony Michael Hall Whitey Ford Whitey Ford
Chris Bauer Chris Bauer
Bruce McGill Bruce McGill Ralph Houk Ralph Houk


Billy Crystal Director
Michael Jablow Editor
Marc Shaiman Music
Robert F. Colesberry Producer
Hank Steinberg Writer