Jimmy Piersall, Whose Mental Illness Was Portrayed in 'Fear Strikes Out,' Dies at 87

Jimmy Piersall, Whose Mental Illness Was Portrayed in 'Fear Strikes Out,' Dies at 87
Posted on Jun 04 2017
New York Times

Playing for the Red Sox in the 1950s, Jimmy Piersall, daignosed with bipolar disorder, was one of the first celebrities to strike stigma out. He is included on NAMI's "Famous People Poster" available through the website's NAMI Store.