Rickey Hill of Netflix's The Hill Shares His Incredible Story: 'God Gave Me the Ability'

Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor | Updated: Feb 06, 2024

The Hill is a biographical movie about Rickey Hill, a pastor's son who overcame his spinal condition in order to achieve his dream of playing major league baseball. It stars Dennis Quaid and has recently soared to No. 1 on the Netflix charts, five months after being released in theaters.

In this interview, Michael Foust sits down with Rickey Hill himself and Jeff Celentano, the movie's director.


Michael Foust has covered the intersection of faith and news for 20 years. His stories have appeared in Baptist Press, Christianity Today, The Christian Post, the Leaf-Chroniclethe Toronto Star and the Knoxville News-Sentinel.

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