Soul of the Game

This video shows clips from the movie Soul of the Game where Bill Free of FADE 2 BLACK Video Productions in Birmingham, Alabama had the opportunity of landing a pitching role. Parts of the movie were filmed at Rickwood Field in Birmingham. The movie feature actors such as Delroy Lindo, Mykelti Williamson, Blair Underwood, Edward Hermann R.Lee Erney and many others. The original HBO movie was about the struggles between Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson in determining the first African American to play Major League Baseball. The Brooklyn Dodgers made history when they signed Jackie Robinson in 1945. Gibson died at age 36 in 1947 from a brain tumor. Paige later made it in 1948. Uploaded by videomaker.

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