Soul of the Game
Release Date: January 1st, 1996
PG-13|1 hr. 34 min.
After the appointment of pioneering MLB commissioner Happy Chandler, high-intensity catcher Josh Gibson (Mykelti Williamson) and aging ace pitcher Satchell Paige (Delroy Lindo) compete for the attentions of Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey (Edward Herrmann) as he scouts for talent in the Negro leagues. When Rickey signs Paige's youthful teammate, Jackie Robinson (Blair Underwood), he makes baseball history -- and creates a rift between three friends that may not mend easily.
Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan