Overview

Sports biopic depicting the athletic, domestic, and emotional struggles of Jimmy Piersall (Anthony Perkins). He achieved stardom as a member of the Boston Red Sox but battled mental illness and intense pressure from his father.

  1. Robert Mulligan

    Director

  2. Raphael Blau

    Screenplay

  3. Ted Berkman

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Anthony Perkins

    Anthony Perkins

    Jim Piersall

  2. Karl Malden

    Karl Malden

    John Piersall

  3. Norma Moore

    Mary Piersall

  4. Adam Williams

    Adam Williams

    Doctor Brown

  5. Perry Wilson

    Mrs. John Piersall

Full Cast & Crew

Fear Strikes Out
Fear Strikes Out

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 20, 1957
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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