Contact Information (where autograph requests should be mailed to):
Contact Person and/or Name of Organization: John Ellis
Address: 129 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Name of charity or charities the donations go to The Connecticut Sports Foundation
1) If you sign items for free, what are the maximum number of items you will sign for free? No
2) Do you answer questions sent by fans? N/A
3) Do you prefer when fans send you their own pens/markers? N/A
4) What can fans do to make it
easier for you to sign their items?
Who should the check/money order be made out to: The Connecticut Sports Foundation
Payment can be made by: Cash, Personal Checks, Money Orders, Cashier’s Checks
John Charles Ellis (August 21, 1948 in New London, Connecticut), is a former professional baseball player who played first base and catcher in the Major Leagues from 1969-1981. He played for the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, and Texas Rangers. He was a standout football and baseball player at New London High School. After hitting .333 at Triple A the Yankees called him up in 1969. In 1970 he was named a Topps All-Star Rookie. After being traded for Graig Nettles he became the first DH in Cleveland Indians history in 1973. Ellis had his best season in 1974 when he hit .285 (22nd in the AL), had a slugging percentage of .421 (23rd in the AL), 23 Doubles (25th in AL) and 64 RBIs in only 128 games. While with the Indians, he was given the nickname "Moose" by Red Sox announcer Ken Coleman. In the Mid-1970's Ellis was on Spalding Sporting Goods Advisory Staff and had a signature catcher's mitt sold in retail stores. In 1987 he founded the Connecticut Sports Foundation Against Cancer ( http://www.sportsfoundation.org/ ). The Foundation has an annual dinner at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT each year. Recent attendees have included Roger Clemens and Don Mattingly. His son John J. Ellis was a baseball standout and played at the University of Maine - Orono and in the Texas Rangers System for three seasons.
Source: Wikipedia.org at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ellis_%28baseball_player%29
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