Pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates who also admitted to throwing his 1970 no-hitter consuming LSD. He refused to try out for his Gardena Senior high school football team after among its player utilized a racial slur to make reference to him. He strolled eight batters during his no-hitter, and kept in mind fighting his aim, using the ball and catcher occasionally disappearing from his view. He was wedded four occasions, with four kids. Jackie Robinson, the very first black guy in football, backed Ellis in attempting to get equality for those races in football, but warned him never to be as well outspoken.