Soul of the Game 28 years old

Soul of the Game

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.


Soul of the Game Cast

Name Character
R. Lee Ermey He was 52, 74 years old when he died as Wilkie
Mykelti Williamson He was 36, now 64 years old as Josh Gibson
Gina Ravera She was 29, now 57 years old as Grace
Delroy Lindo He was 43, now 71 years old as Satchel Paige
Edward Herrmann He was 52, 71 years old when he died as Branch Rickey
Salli Richardson-Whitfield She was 28, now 56 years old as Lahoma
Obba Babatundé He was 44, now 72 years old as Cum Posey
Blair Underwood He was 31, now 59 years old as Jackie Robinson
Brent Jennings He was 45, now 73 years old as Frank Duncan

Soul of the Game Crew

Name Department
Lee Holdridge as Original Music Composer. He was 52 (now 80) years old Sound
David Himmelstein as Writer. Writing
Kevin Rodney Sullivan as Director. He was 37 (now 65) years old Directing
Gary Hoffman as Writer. He was 34 (now 62) years old Writing
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Soul of the Game (28 years)

  • Release day: Saturday, April 20, 1996
  • Runtime: 94 minutes