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Fear Strikes Out (1957)

NR 03/20/1957 (US) Drama 1h 40m


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


  2. Ted Berkman


  3. Raphael Blau


Top Billed Cast

  1. Anthony Perkins

    Anthony Perkins

    Jim Piersall

  2. Karl Malden

    Karl Malden

    John Piersall

  3. Norma Moore

    Norma Moore

    Mary Piersall

  4. Adam Williams

    Adam Williams

    Doctor Brown

  5. Perry Wilson

    Perry Wilson

    Mrs. John Piersall

  6. Peter J. Votrian

    Peter J. Votrian

    Jim Piersall as a Boy

  7. Richard Bull

    Richard Bull

    Reporter Slade

  8. Morgan Jones

    Morgan Jones

    Sandy Allen

  9. Edd Byrnes

    Edd Byrnes

    Boy in Car Assisting Jimmy Up Stairway

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Fear Strikes Out
Fear Strikes Out

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Original Language English

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