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

TV Movie | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, star pitcher in the Negro Leagues, and later in the major leagues. Traces his life from his troubled youth, including his life in a detention school for Negroes, to his highs and lows in baseball, and in his...See moreStory of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, star pitcher in the Negro Leagues, and later in the major leagues. Traces his life from his troubled youth, including his life in a detention school for Negroes, to his highs and lows in baseball, and in his personal life. Written by Jerry Milani See less
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Writers
Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (autobiography Maybe I'll Pitch Forever) | Ronald Rubin
Cinematographer
Héctor R. Figueroa (as Héctor Figueroa)
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Updated May 31, 1981

Release date
May 31, 1981 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Louis Gossett Jr.
Leroy 'Satchel' Paige Leroy 'Satchel' Paige   See fewer
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Beverly Todd
Lahoma Brown Lahoma Brown   See fewer
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Ernie Barnes
Josh Gibson Josh Gibson   See fewer
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Clifton Davis
Cool Papa Bell Cool Papa Bell   See fewer
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Hal Williams
Roberts Roberts   See fewer
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Taylor Lacher
Announcer Announcer   See fewer
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John Beradino
Jake Wells Jake Wells   See fewer
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Jim Davis
Mr. Wilkenson Mr. Wilkenson   See fewer
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Ossie Davis
Chuffy Russell Chuffy Russell   See fewer
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Tonea Stewart
Mama Paige (as Tommie Stewart) Mama Paige (as Tommie Stewart)   See fewer
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J.R. Horne
Mr. Andrews Mr. Andrews   See fewer
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Donnie Walker
Sugar Boy Porter Sugar Boy Porter   See fewer
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Don Blakely
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Gloria Gifford
Darlene Darlene   See fewer
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Earle Willoughby
Dizzy Dean Dizzy Dean   See fewer
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Colia LaFayett
Mrs. Parker Mrs. Parker   See fewer
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Milton Stafford
Young Satchel Young Satchel   See fewer
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James Unger
Wilson Paige Wilson Paige   See fewer
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Bobby Angelle
Outfielder Outfielder   See fewer
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Bubba Phillips
Coach Hardy Coach Hardy   See fewer
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Jim Smith
White Batter White Batter   See fewer
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Casey Dillistone
Running Boy (uncredited) Running Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7 / 10 | 115 votes