Harry Leroy Halladay III (usually called Roy Halladay, born May 14, 1977), is a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He joined the Phillies in 2010 after pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays from 1998 to 2009.
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Halladay has been chosen to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game seven times, and won the American League Cy Young Award in 2003. On May 29, 2010, Halladay threw a perfect game against the Florida Marlins. On October 6, 2010, in his first career MLB playoff game, he threw a no hitter against the Cincinnati Reds, allowing only one walk. Halladay won the 2010 National League Cy Young Award, and became one of five pitchers who have won Cy Young awards in both leagues.
References[change | edit source]
- Gonzalez, Alden (May 29, 2010). "Phils' Halladay throws MLB's 20th perfecto". MLB.com. http://philadelphia.phillies.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20100529&content_id=10587476&vkey=recap&fext=.jsp&c_id=phi. Retrieved Oct 5, 2010.
- Almasy, Steve (2010-10-06). "Phillies' Halladay no-hits Reds in playoff opener". cnn.com. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.. http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/10/06/phillies-halladay-no-hits-reds-in-playoff-opener/. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
- "Roy Halladay wins National League Cy Young Award - ESPN". Associated Press. 2011 [last update]. http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=5812194. Retrieved May 1, 2011.