1996 Paradise Pisces

Timothy Leary, Pitcher

Leary Obituary

Leary CBA Memorial Plate


American Psychologist
Born October 22, 1920 - Died May 31, 1996

Timothy Leary is one of the founding fathers of the psychedelic revolution. The son of an alcoholic dentist who abandoned the family when Leary was 13, Leary went on to become a cultural icon as recognizable as the Beatles and Andy Warhol. His motto "turn on, tune in, and drop out" became the mantra for a generation. Leary was nearly 40 when he started experimenting with hallucinogens and psychotropics. Soon a new rule would be imposed on the world's youth: "don't trust anyone over 30." Leary, of course, was a spiritual father to this generation. The effects of his own father's abandonment have been reviewed by more than one commentator. In Jay Stevens' analysis of LSD and its influence on American culture, Storming Heaven, he quotes Leary as stating that his pain regarding his father's departure "emerged later during a drug session with Jack Kerouac." Kerouac's psychology was more dominated by his dominating mother then his father. Much of Leary's psychodrama has been fueled by the complex paternal issues. This might explain why Jack and Tim were not the best of friends. While Kerouac eschewed the hippies, Leary embraced them.

And, now, it is time to report that Timothy Leary has tuned out of this world. But it is certain that his spirit will will remain turned on for some time. Safe passage, Mr. Leary.


Timothy Leary's own Home Page

A Leary page with many links to other Leary-related sources

An article on Leary's psilocibin tests on prison inmates in Massachusetts

A Leary biographical page


CBA's Timothy Leary Memorial Plate (contains other links and images)


Leary- Cosmic Pitching Record

YEAR  TEAM              ERA     IP  Won     Lost    Win Pct     SO
----  ---------------  ------  ---- ------  ------  --------- ------
Leary, Timothy
1983  Woodsox           3.55    231     10      16   .385        135
1984  Woodsox           3.75    252     16      11   .593        112
1988  Woodsox           4.97    212      7      17   .292        158
1995  Pisces            3.17    238     13      15   .464        169

           TOTALS       3.86    933     46      59   .433        574




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1996 Cosmic Player-Leary
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Published: January 15, 1996
Updated: May 31, 1996
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