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Fear Strikes Out : The Jim Piersall Story
Fear Strikes Out The Jim Piersall Story Author:Jim Piersall and Al Hirshberg Jim Piersall's own true story is without precedent or parallel - one of the frankest, most shocking and yet most inspiring stories ever told by a man about himself. Young Jim Piersall a few seasons ago had everything a man could want - a happy family life, and a brilliantly promising career in baseball. And then the blow fell. During spring p... more »ractice Piersall blacked out and then went berserk - became the terror of his teammates - a wild man. Seven months later he came to strapped on a bed in the violent ward of a mental hospital. Slowly, courageously, supported by his devoted wife and friends, Jim Piersall fought his way back.
Fear Strikes Out: The Jim Piersall Story is the moving, inspiring personal account of one man's tragedy and his magnificent comeback.« less