How I Threw My Hair-Perm Superfly Spitball, By Dock Ellis: A New…

The video above is "Superfly Spitball," an animated short that grew out of the same interview—conducted by Donnell Alexander and Neille Ilel—that gave us Dock Ellis & The LSD No-No. Animated by Heidi Perry and co-produced by Thor Swift, the short will appear in a forthcoming iBook, Beyond Ellis D. For much more,… » 5/16/12 12:00pm 5/16/12 12:00pm

The Long, Strange Trip Of The Dock Ellis LSD No-Hitter Story

Dock Ellis died in 2008 from cirrhosis of the liver. He was 63. In the years since his death, with a new generation of baseball fans (and drug fans) discovering the tale of the 1970 no-hitter he pitched with a head full of acid, his popularity has only grown. That story was woven into the fabric of internet lore… » 7/11/11 5:35pm 7/11/11 5:35pm

The Electric Dock Ellis Acid Test: An Attempt To Recreate His…

Warning: The above video depicts dangerous and risky behavior. Deadspin discourages the behavior depicted therein. Deadspin must insist that no one attempt to recreate or reenact any activity performed in the video. Reliance on or activity based on any information provided in the video is solely at your own risk. » 7/11/11 3:53pm 7/11/11 3:53pm