Safe at Home!

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Safe at Home!
File:Safe at Home! (1962 movie poster).jpg
Directed by Walter Doniger
Produced by Tom Naud
Screenplay by Robert Dillon
Story by Robert Dillon
Tom Naud
Steven Ritch
Starring Mickey Mantle
Roger Maris
Music by Van Alexander
Cinematography Irving Lippman
Edited by Frank P. Keller
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release dates
  • April 13, 1962 (1962-04-13)
Running time
84 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Safe at Home! is a 1962 sports comedy film starring Major League Baseball players Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the New York Yankees.[1] The film also stars William Frawley and Don Collier, with appearances by New York Yankees Whitey Ford and Ralph Houk.

The film is about a young Florida boy who lies to his Little League teammates, telling them he knows Mantle and Maris and will bring them to their team banquet. His attempts to meet his heroes during spring training by sneaking into the stadium and into their hotel room at the Yankee Clipper Hotel result in chaos, and he learns an important lesson about honesty. Filmed in Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach, Florida.


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