Triple Play: Baseball Triple Feature (1950 – 1962) – By Jason S. Lockard


Baseball is the national pastime! Featuring great legends of the sport such as Mickey Mantle, Jackie Robinson, and Roger Maris. People have enjoyed films about this great sport and it’s legends for many years. Now Mill Creek Entertainment bring us three feature films from this great sport. Let’s take a look at the films included in this collection.

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****=Don’t Miss it!
***=Worth a look.
**=An Ok way to spend an evening.
*=You haven’t missed anything.

Kill The Umpire (1950) – A baseball fanatic reluctantly accepts a job as a minor league umpire, when his wife threatens to leave him unless he finds steady employment. What follows is a series of hilarious events. ***

The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) – The great Jackie Robinson plays himself in this film of tracking his ups and downs as the first African-American professional baseball player in the major leagues! ***

Safe At Home! (1962) – A young boy brags to his friends that he knows baseball Hall of Famers Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, and must learn his lesson when he travels to the Yankees’ spring training camp to prove his non-existent friendship. **

This 3 movie DVD presents Kill the umpire and The Jackie Robinson story in full screen format and Safe at home in widescreen format. The audio and video quality is really good. The DVD menu is easy to access. There is no bonus features, but your getting three classic baseball films for under ten bucks! That’s a homerun! I highly suggest you head over to and pick up a copy today!

Moral Rating: adult situations
Audience: teens and adults
Genre: sport / drama / romance
Length: 4 hours
DVD Released: 2015
DVD Rating: A+