With shrink Dr. Brown (Adam Williams) troubled ballplayer Jim Piersall (Anthony Perkins) demonstrates some pathology when talking about his father, in Robert Mulligan's Fear Strikes Out, 1957.
Never happened but represents similar incidents, Jim Piersall (Anthony Perkins), hits an inside-the-park home run at Fenway, Dad (Karl Malden) and wife (Norma Moore) in the stands, then wigs out, in Fear Strikes Out, 1957.
Jimmy Piersall (Anthony Perkins) at practice with the old Scranton Red Sox, with buddy Sandy Allen (Morgan Jones), meets future wife Mary (Norma Moore), in the Fear Strikes Out, 1957, based on Piersall's autobiography.
Anthony Perkins appears as the troubled Jimmy Piersall in Fear Strikes Out (1957), one of The Essentials, hosted by Robert Osborne and Carrie Fisher.
True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball.
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