Having recently moved to Florida from New York, Little Leaguer Russell tries to impress his new teammates by claiming that his widower father is a chum of Yankee superstars Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Backed into a corner by his lie, Hutch is then called upon to produce the Yankees in Safe at Home.

Safe at Home! (1962) Comedy, Drama, Family | 1h 24min | 13 April 1962 (USA) 5.3
Director: Walter DonigerWriters: Robert DillonStars: Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, William FrawleySummary: Young Hutch Lawton brags to his Little League buddies that his dad knows Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Forced to "put up or shut up" Hutch goes to spring training camp where he is lectured about honesty being the best policy. He returns to face his buddies with the truth to find the entire Little League team invited to camp. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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