Friday, 13 January 2012

LSD Moneyball: Dock Ellis and the legendary LSD no-hitter

In the run-up to Seb Coe's London Olympics, there's much talk of the role performance enhancing drugs play in modern-day sport. But howsabout a little more attn to the role performance inhibiting (recreational) drugs have played in sport? Check out the late Dock Ellis recount how he threw a no-hitter in 1970 while high as a Georgie pine on LSD and a cocktail of amphetamines.
"It was easier to pitch with the LSD 'cos I was so used to medicating myself"

Via Dom Prosser's Fezbuk

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