Damon, Affleck to make movie about Yankee players' wife-swap

Saturday April 11th, 2015

A former New York Yankee is trying to stop Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's film project about the 1973 Yankees' wife-swapping, according to the New York Post

Mike Kekich, a pitcher for the 1973 Yankees, swapped wives with fellow Yankees' pitcher Fritz Peterson. 

While the swap worked out well for Peterson, who left a party with Kekich's wife Suzanne in 1972 and subsequently moved in with her, the swap did not work out as well for Kekich. 

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While Peterson and Suzanne married and remain happily wedded to this day, Kekich and Peterson's wife Marilyn have since split up. 

Kekich told the Post he wanted "to kill" Peterson. 

Kekich, who now lives in New Mexico, did not agree to cooperate on the film's development, and has persuaded several former teammates to do the same, according to the report. 

Damon and Affleck were originally slated to star in the room but will now just produce the film.

- Will Green

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