Monday, November 16, 2009

Dock Ellis

Dock Phillip Ellis, Jr. (March 11, 1945 – December 19, 2008) was a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates, among other teams. His best season was 1971, when he won 19 games for the World Series champion Pirates and was the starting pitcher for the National League in the All-Star Game.
On June 12, 1970 Ellis pitched a no-hitter against the San Diego Padres under the influence of LSD throughout the course of the game.