Jimmy Piersall

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Birthday
14, 1929
Birthplace
Waterbury, CT
Death Date
Jun 3, 2017 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1929
Birthplace
Waterbury, CT
Death Date
Jun 3, 2017 (87)

About

2-time MLB All-Star center fielder who battled bipolar disorder during his career. 

Before Fame

He won the New England championship in basketball with Leavenworth High School in 1947.

Trivia

His career spanned from 1950 to 1967, beginning with the Boston Red Sox and ending with the California Angels. 

Family Life

He had nine children with his first wife Mary.

Associated With

His documentation of his disorder became the basis for the film Fear Strikes Out, which starred Anthony Perkins.