Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (1981)

Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige

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This TV-movie biography of legendary black ballplayer Leroy "Satchel" Paige unfortunately whitewashes and hokes up his fascinating story. Louis Gossett Jr. stars as Paige, who spends virtually his entire professional career in the Negro leagues because of the "gentlemen's agreement" barring African-Americans from the Majors. Paige's prowess as a pitcher is so famous that he becomes the highest-paid player in the Negro leagues -- but as for joining the mainstream teams, the answer is always the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Ronald Rubin
On DVD: Jul 27, 1994
Runtime:

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as Lahoma Brown

as Josh Gibson

as Cool Papa

as Bartender

as Chuffy

as Announcer

as Wilkenson

as Leroy "Satchel" Paig...

as Mr. Andrews

as White Batter

as Jake Wells
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