Soul of the Game features black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, as they vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen.

Soul of the Game (1996) Drama, History, Sport | 94min | TV Movie 20 April 1996 7.4
Director: Kevin Rodney SullivanWriter: Gary Hoffman, David HimmelsteinStars: Delroy Lindo, Mykelti Williamson, Edward HerrmannSummary: Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson are the greatest players in the Colored leagues, and everyone expects that one of them will make the leap to the Major Leagues, now that there is talk of integration. But, unexpectedly, it's the rookie with the army record, Jackie Robinson, that gets tapped to be the first.


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