A young major league baseball player, Jimmy Piersall (Tab Hunter), battles mental illness and a harsh upbringing to succeed as a Boston Red Sox outfielder. Based on the memoir of the same ... See full summary »

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A young major league baseball player, Jimmy Piersall (Tab Hunter), battles mental illness and a harsh upbringing to succeed as a Boston Red Sox outfielder. Based on the memoir of the same title by Piersall. Made into a movie in 1957 starring Anthony Perkins as Piersall. Written by David Stevens

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18 August 1955 (USA)  »

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Later remade as a feature film, Fear Strikes Out (1957) starring Anthony Perkins. See more »

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Featured in Tab Hunter Confidential (2015) See more »

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