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  • The League (2023)
  • PG
    103 min | Documentary, Sport
The League (2023)
PG
103 min | Documentary, Sport

Based on the journey of the Negro Baseball League.
Director
Writers
Bob Motley (based upon the book 'The Negro Baseball Leagues' by) | Byron Motley (based upon the book 'The Negro Baseball Leagues' by)
Composer
Cinematographers
Editor
Casting Directors
Ron Goleman | Craig T. Williams (Red Wall Productions)
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Release date
Jul 14, 2023 (United States)

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Cast

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83 cast members
Name Known for
Hank Aaron
Self - Baseball Hall of Famer / Indianapolis Clowns (archive footage) Self - Baseball Hall of Famer / Indianapolis Clowns (archive footage)   See fewer
Monte Irvin
Self - Baseball Hall of Famer / Newark Eagles (archive footage) Self - Baseball Hall of Famer / Newark Eagles (archive footage)   See fewer
Sam Pollard
Bob Motley (voice) Bob Motley (voice)   See fewer
Ernie Banks
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Willie Mays
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Jackie Robinson
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
James Brunson III
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Andrea Williams
Self - Journalist Self - Journalist   See fewer
Gerald Early
Self - Cultural Critic Self - Cultural Critic   See fewer
Lawrence D. Hogan
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Junius Gaten
Self - Employee, Chicago American Giants / Assistant to Rube Foster (archive footage) (as Junius "Red" Gaten) Self - Employee, Chicago American Giants / Assistant to Rube Foster (archive footage) (as Junius "Red" Gaten)   See fewer
Maya Angelou
Self - Writer (archive footage) Self - Writer (archive footage)   See fewer
Donald Spivey
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Rob Ruck
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Bob Kendrick
Self - President: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Self - President: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum   See fewer
Larry Lester
Self - Negro Leagues Scholar Self - Negro Leagues Scholar   See fewer
Marcus Garvey
Self (voice) (archive footage) Self (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Shakeia Taylor
Self - Journalist Self - Journalist   See fewer
Babe Ruth
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Phil Dixon
Self - Negro Leagues Scholar Self - Negro Leagues Scholar   See fewer
Leslie Heaphy
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
Harold Tinker
Self - Pittsburgh Crawfords Self - Pittsburgh Crawfords   See fewer
Mark Whitaker
Self - Journalist Self - Journalist   See fewer
Mal Goode
Self - Journalist (archive footage) Self - Journalist (archive footage)   See fewer
Bill Evans
Self - Homestead Grays (archive footage) (as Bill 'Happy' Evans) Self - Homestead Grays (archive footage) (as Bill 'Happy' Evans)   See fewer
Wilmer Harris
Self - Philadelphia Stars Self - Philadelphia Stars   See fewer
Chet Brewer
Self - Kansas City Monarchs (archive footage) Self - Kansas City Monarchs (archive footage)   See fewer
Odile Posey Striblin
Self - Sister-in-Law of Cumberland Posey (archive footage) Self - Sister-in-Law of Cumberland Posey (archive footage)   See fewer
Jim Overmyer
Self - Negro Leagues Scholar Self - Negro Leagues Scholar   See fewer
Leroy 'Satchel' Paige
Self (archive footage) (as Satchel Paige) Self (archive footage) (as Satchel Paige)   See fewer
Andrew Porter
Self - Baltimore Elite Giants Self - Baltimore Elite Giants   See fewer
Joe Henry
Self - Memphis Red Sox (archive footage) (as 'Prince' Joe Henry) Self - Memphis Red Sox (archive footage) (as 'Prince' Joe Henry)   See fewer
Nolan Ryan
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Bob Feller
Self - Cleveland Indians Hall of Famer (archive footage) Self - Cleveland Indians Hall of Famer (archive footage)   See fewer
Ted Radcliffe
Self - Pittsburg Crawford (archive footage) (as Ted 'Double Duty' Radcliffe) Self - Pittsburg Crawford (archive footage) (as Ted 'Double Duty' Radcliffe)   See fewer
Amiri Baraka Jr.
Self - Journalist Self - Journalist   See fewer
Pamela Paige O'Neal
Self - Daughter of Satchel Paige Self - Daughter of Satchel Paige   See fewer
Dave Malarcher
Self - Chicago American Giants (voice) (archive footage) (as 'Gentleman Dave' Malarcher) Self - Chicago American Giants (voice) (archive footage) (as 'Gentleman Dave' Malarcher)   See fewer
Buck O'Neil
Self - Kansas City Monarchs (archive footage) Self - Kansas City Monarchs (archive footage)   See fewer
Max Manning
Self - Newark Eagles (archive footage) Self - Newark Eagles (archive footage)   See fewer
Layton Revel
Self - Founder: Negro Southern League Museum Self - Founder: Negro Southern League Museum   See fewer
Dorothy Harris
Self - Wife of Player-Manager Vic Harris Homestead Grays (archive footage) Self - Wife of Player-Manager Vic Harris Homestead Grays (archive footage)   See fewer
Richard Stamz
Self - Negro Leagues Promoter (archive footage) Self - Negro Leagues Promoter (archive footage)   See fewer
Ted Page
Self - Pittsburgh Crawfords (archive footage) Self - Pittsburgh Crawfords (archive footage)   See fewer
Larry Doby
Self - Newark Eagles (archive footage) Self - Newark Eagles (archive footage)   See fewer
Dizzy Dean
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Paul 'Daffy' Dean
Self (archive footage) (as Daffy Dean) Self (archive footage) (as Daffy Dean)   See fewer
Jimmie Crutchfield
Self - Pittsburgh Crawfords (voice) (archive footage) Self - Pittsburgh Crawfords (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Judy Johnson
Self - Pittsburgh Crawfords (archive footage) Self - Pittsburgh Crawfords (archive footage)   See fewer
Buck Leonard
Self - Homestead Grays (archive footage) Self - Homestead Grays (archive footage)   See fewer
Kenesaw M. Landis
Self (archive footage) (as Kenesaw Mountain Landis) Self (archive footage) (as Kenesaw Mountain Landis)   See fewer
Lloyd Brown
Self - Community Organizer Self - Community Organizer   See fewer
Paul Robeson Jr.
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Myra Taylor
Self - Jazz Musician, Kansas City Self - Jazz Musician, Kansas City   See fewer
Effa Manley
Self - Co-Owner, Newark Eagles (voice) (archive footage) Self - Co-Owner, Newark Eagles (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Joe DiMaggio
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Ted Williams
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Stan Musial
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Rachel Robinson
Self - Wife of Jackie Robinson Self - Wife of Jackie Robinson   See fewer
Richard Wilkinson
Self - Son of J.L. Wilkinson, Owner of the Kansas City Monarchs Self - Son of J.L. Wilkinson, Owner of the Kansas City Monarchs   See fewer
Lyman Bostock
Self - Birmingham Black Barons (archive footage) Self - Birmingham Black Barons (archive footage)   See fewer
Berry Williams Jr.
Bob Motley Bob Motley   See fewer
Frank Robinson
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Bob Gibson
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Reggie Jackson
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Jeff Alphin
Newspaper Reporter (voice) Newspaper Reporter (voice)   See fewer
Lovell Gates
Satchel Paige Satchel Paige   See fewer
Jabari Gray
Newspaper Reporter (voice) Newspaper Reporter (voice)   See fewer
Christian Hall
Various Various   See fewer
Kristopher Hicks
John Jordon 'Buck' O'Neil John Jordon 'Buck' O'Neil   See fewer
David Julks Jr.
Various Various   See fewer
Gavin Lewis
Various Various   See fewer
Zaylen Perry
Various Various   See fewer
Donovan Price
Rube Foster (voice) Rube Foster (voice)   See fewer
James Price
Various Various   See fewer
Dhane Ross
Paul Robeson (voice) Paul Robeson (voice)   See fewer
David Scott
Various Various   See fewer
JC Sewell
Various Various   See fewer
Clayton B. Stevens
C.I Taylor C.I Taylor   See fewer
Jakkar Thompson
Ruben Foster Ruben Foster   See fewer
Mayes White
Various Various   See fewer
Berry Williams
Various Various   See fewer
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