’61*’ sluggers home in Gotham

Telepic preem brings out the heavy hitters

HBO helped bring baseball giants,er, Yankees back to Gotham Monday with the New York premiere of Billy Crystal’s much-touted telepic “61*,” at the Chelsea West Theaters.

Execs, sportscasters, and stars later mingled at the after-party held in the Lexington Avenue Armory. On hand to join Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris family members were other baseball notables Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra, Joe Torre, and Commissioner Bud Selig.

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