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Trivia: For his role as Whitey Ford, rather than having to learn to pitch left-handed, right-handed Anthony Michael Hall wore his uniform number and logo backwards; the image was then flipped.

Trivia: The apartment building in New York City where Mickey and Roger live also appears in the pilot of "Without a Trace", which was created by writer Hank Steinberg.

Cubs Fan

Factual error: The third member of the Yankees with a prominent role in the film is Bob Cerv (roommate of Mickey & Roger). In the film, he is with the team from Opening Day. However, Cerv was actually acquired by the Yankees in May of that year.

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Bob Sheppard: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Yankee Stadium.

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Question: Mickey Mantle was on a home run streak that year and then got hurt. I am just curious to know, if Mickey Mantle had been the one to break the record, if there would be such an uproar over it.

Answer: Probably not. Mantle was loved by the fans and the sports writers, plus he was a good layer. Maris never really had a good season before, or after, so a lot of people did not think he deserved to be the one to break the record.

pross79

Answer: Actually Maris was MVP the previous year, 1960.

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