Fear Strikes Out

Fear Strikes Out (1957) is a dramatic film depicting the life and career of American baseball player Jimmy Piersall. It is based on Piersall's autobiography Fear Strikes Out: The Jim Piersall Story, written by Al Hirshberg. The film stars Anthony Perkins as Piersall and Karl Malden as his father, and it was directed by Robert Mulligan. This film is a Paramount Picture. Gary Vinson had an uncredited role in the film as a high school baseball player.

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