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Fear Strikes Out

Perkins portrays Jimmy Piersall in this well-done biopic of one of baseball's most colorful characters, who, from boyhood, was relentlessly driven by his father (Malden) to make it in the major leagues. Nothing the talented Jimmy does is good enough for hi… (more)

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Anthony Perkins appears as the troubled Jimmy Piersall in Fear Strikes Out (1957), one of The Essentials, hosted by Robert Osborne and Carrie Fisher.

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  • Review: Perkins portrays Jimmy Piersall in this well-done biopic of one of baseball's most colorful characters, who, from boyhood, was relentlessly driven by his father (Malden) to make it in the major leagues. Nothing the talented Jimmy does is good enough for hi… (more)

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