Safe at Home!

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 (in his final film appearance) and Don Collier, with appearances by New York Yankees Whitey Ford and Ralph Houk.

Safe at Home!
Directed byWalter Doniger
Produced byTom Naud
Screenplay byRobert Dillon
Story byRobert Dillon
Tom Naud
Steven Ritch
StarringMickey Mantle
Roger Maris
Music byVan Alexander
CinematographyIrving Lippman
Edited byFrank P. Keller
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • April 13, 1962 (1962-04-13)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

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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