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. Wikipedia
61* is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films set in the 1960s, Baseball films, Sports films based on actual events, American television films, Films shot in Michigan, Films directed by Billy Crystal, HBO original films and New York Yankees.
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Whitey Ford: (Sotto voce, to Mickey Mantle) This guy died and nobody told him. Commissioner Ford Frick: As I stand here this afternoon, it is impossible not to think of the Babe; not to feel his presence here even now. He was more than a ball player. He was everything that is special about this game. He was everything that is special about America. Mickey Mantle: (Sotto voce, to Whitey) I bet I got more pussy than he did.