Dock Ellis – pitched a no-hitter while tripping on LSD in 1970

Doc Ellis was a hell of a guy. He dressed to the nines, always had a big beautiful car to drive, and his girlfriends were all beauty queens.

ellis1You may already know about his famous LSD no-hitter. But you might not know that this was not the only time Dock pitched on acid. The 1970 no-no made him believe that LSD improved his pitching. This proved wrong, culminating in a 1974 game in which Ellis, tripping on acid, decided to bean every Cincinatti Red who faced him.  He nailed Pete Rose, Joe Morgan, and Dan Dreissen before he was yanked.

ellis2This card was issued by Monarch Corona

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