Fear Strikes Out: The Jim Piersall Story

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"Jim Piersall, 22 year old outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, had a mental breakdown in 1952-one so complete that seven months virtually have vanished from his memory. . . . This account of his experience is a frank and fascinating one."-Chicago Sunday Tribune "The story of a man who became mentally 'sick, ' and how, through competent medical care, the help of a sympathetic and most understanding wife, the patience and encouragement of manager, teammates and fans, and above all his own splendid courage, he made a complete ...

Fear Strikes Out: The Jim Piersall Story 1999, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803287617

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