Goodbye, Roy Halladay

(May 14, 1977 – November 7, 2017)

Roy Halladay perished in a plane crash today in the Gulf of Mexico. He was one of the most dominant pitchers of his generation, winning 203 games and striking out 2117 batters in his 16-year career with the Blue Jays and Phillies, 1998-2013. Halladay was an 8-time All-Star, 2-time Cy Young Award winner, and finished in the top 5 for the Cy Young five other times. In 2010, he threw the second no-hitter in postseason history as the Phillies topped the Reds in the NLDS.

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Posted on November 7, 2017, in baseball, goodbye and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Devastating news.

    I don’t know how many people are familiar with the band The Baseball Project, a side project of some rock musicians, including Peter Buck of REM, who do songs about various baseball topics. Just 7 years ago they were singing about how Halladay just might have a chance to be the first 30 game winner since McLain. https://thebaseballproject.bandcamp.com/track/30-doc

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