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Brief 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?"

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 2001: # 0)


Rating:
87.5
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
88

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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi88
Bryan Lienesch87 - It's a story that needed to be told. And Billy Crystal, with some big help from Tom Jane and Barry Pepper, told it beautifully.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 6



People Involved

  • Barry Pepper (Roger Maris)
  • Thomas Jane (Mickey Mantle)
  • Anthony Michael Hall (Whitey Ford)
  • Richard Masur (Milt Kahn)
  • Bruce McGill (Ralph Houk)
  • Chris Bauer (Bob Cerv)
  • Jennifer Crystal Foley (Pat Maris (61))
  • Christopher McDonald (Mel Allen)
  • Billy Crystal (Director)