Joe Pantoliano to Star in Off-Broadway Play about the New York Yankees

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Baseball season may be winding down, but New Yorkers can still catch the New York Yankees, in a new play set to premiere next month.

Written and directed by Eric Simonson, “Bronx Bombers” will examine “how baseball’s most storied franchise has always remained focused on maintaining a great team, even when dealing with some of the game’s most iconic and tempestuous personalities,” according to producers.

Emmy Award-winning actor Joe Pantoliano will star as Yogi Berra, Francois Battiste as Reggie Jackson, Chris Henry Coffey as Joe DiMaggio, Christopher Jackson as Derek Jeter and Bill Dawes as Mickey Mantle.

The play will run Sept. 17 through Oct. 19 at the Duke on 42nd Street.