Former MLB All-Star passes away following more than 50-year battle with mental illness @laNoticeMobile/Twitter

Former major league outfielder Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental health issues throughout his 17-year career, died Saturday at the age of 87. Piersall died at a care facility in Wheaton, Ill, according to the Boston Red Sox. He had been battling an illness for multiple months. Piersall was a two-time All-Star with the Red Sox (1950,…

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
View More Articles

Stories You Might Like