Sammy Ellis who pitched in the major leagues through most of the 1960s and who had one phenomenal all-star year (1965) has died at age 75.
Ellis went 63-58 in his career that was highlighted by an all-star, 22-10 record in 1965. Ellis' ace performance kept the Cincinnati Reds in contention most of that year.
He later became a coach for a number of teams including the New York Yankees, who had a moment of silence in his honor just before yesterday's game at Yankee Stadium.