"I thought it was an off day," pitcher Dock Ellis wrote in his
So he'd dropped acid with his girlfriend in a Los Angeles hotel room.
Glancing at the newspaper, she then realized that he was scheduled
to play that day.
Six hours later, he was on the mound.
"I can only remember bits and pieces of the game..." he wrote in 1984.
But it's lovingly remembered in an article from GettingIt.com.
("I had a feeling of euphoria. I was zeroed in on the catcher's glove...
sometimes I saw the catcher, sometimes I didn't...")
When the game was over - he'd pitched a no-hitter.