Dock Ellis: The Man Who Pitched a No Hitter on Acid

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By the time 1900 rolled around, baseball was becoming a wildly popular sport throughout America. Because of this, demand to watch the best and brightest players began to rise.

By 1901 the MLB played their first official season, with the first official World Series played in 1903. Over the course of its illustrious time being "Americas Pastime", some incredible figures have come along that have surely staked their name in the game of baseball forever.

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One of the most iconic moments to come from an MLB game came from Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis. On June 12th, 1970, he pitched a no-hitter in a 2-0 win against the San Diego Padres. The interesting part? Ellis thought he had the day off, so was high on hallucinogenic drugs.

Here is the remarkable story of Dock Ellis and his no-hitter on acid.

Who is Dock Ellis?

Dock Ellis No Hitter on Acid

Dock Ellis Legacy

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