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Roy Halladay channels Mac from ‘It’s Always Sunny’ in Twitter fan letter to Chase Utley

Even though Roy Halladay announced his retirement from baseball last December, it’s clear that he still pays attention to the goings on in Major League Baseball, especially as it relates to keeping tabs on the achievements of his former teammates. One teammate in particular certainly appears to have made quite an impact on the former […] The post Roy Halladay channels Mac from...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Gushes About Chase Utley In Series Of Heartfelt Tweets

Chase Utley’s No. 1 fan is Roy Halladay, and it isn’t even close. On Tuesday afternoon, it was announced that Utley had won the Philadelphia Phillies Heart and Hustle Award for the fifth time in his career. The award, which is voted on by active as well as former players, is given to the individual who “demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and best embodies the values...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay burns Reds fan on Twitter

In addition to being one of the most dominant MLB pitchers of his generation, Roy Halladay is also one of the classiest. The former Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies ace always quietly went about his business during his career, but sometimes even the humble ones can’t resist burning a troll on Twitter. Over the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation TV – Episode 15 – Trade Rumors Begin

This week Pat and Corey break down how the recent trade between the A’s and Cubs will affect the Phillies come the trade deadline. They also paint the landscape in the AL and NL for prospective Phillies talent. Jayson Stark returns to discuss the dramatic downfall of Roy Halladay and the playoff-caliber team. Matt Stairs and Tommy Greene are back with pro tips for aspiring major leaguers.
Via Phillies Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Joyner’s Departure the Reason for Brown’s Struggles?

Untouchable. Websters dictionary defines the word untouchable as “forbidden to the touch”, but in baseball the word untouchable has another meaning. If a player is deemed untouchable by an organization it is a sign to the fan base that this particular player is destined for greatness. So when Domonic Brown was deemed as such by the Phillies in 2009, Phillies fans took notice...
Via Phillies Nation
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Trades in Phillies History: #8 Amaro Makes a House Call

Acquired from Toronto in December 2009, Halladay pitched many memorable games in Philadelphia, including his May 2010 Perfect Game as seen above. Over the next two weeks, in conjunction with the run-up to the July 31 trade deadline, Phillies Nation will be presenting the Top 10 Trades in Phillies History. Consideration was given to the performance of the players traded with their...
Via Phillies Nation
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jesse’s Journal, Vol 2: Getting Veteran Advice, Compliments From Halladay

Jesse Biddle, Image- Jay Floyd With the spring exhibition season underway, top Phillies pitching prospect Jesse Biddle took time this week to share his thoughts from inside big league spring training. Biddle, who was the Phils’ top draft choice (27th overall) in 2010, represented the organization in the MLB All-Star Futures Game last year.  Now, in his first time in big league...
Via Phillies Nation
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Retired Halladay returns to spring training

Retirement is not keeping Roy Halladay away from baseball. Halladay is a guest instructor with the Philadelphia Phillies for a few weeks this spring. The two-time Cy Young award winner says: ''I love being here. I definitely want to keep doing it.'' Halladay sounds as if he'd like to parlay his spring tutor work into a second career as a coach down the road...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Happily retired, Halladay now pitches wisdom

The Phillies have depth issues with their starting pitching, but Roy Halladay is not the solution. He is not sneaking off and secretly throwing bullpen sessions, preparing to give it one more try. He is done. “Absolutely,” he said Wednesday. “For me it was a long decision. It wasn’t something that happened overnight. It was the right decision for me. It was the only option...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #28 Roy Halladay

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #28. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward, each...
Via Phillies Nation
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Halladay, Lidge among 5 Phillies guest instructors

Recently retired two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay and former closer Brad Lidge will be among five guest instructors for the Philadelphia Phillies at spring training. Other former players in the group include radio broadcaster Larry Andersen, a relief pitcher on the 1983 and 1993 National League Championship teams; special assignment scout Dave Hollins, an All-Star third...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies want Doc to return in 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies are still waiting to hear back from former manager Charlie Manuel on whether or not he’ll take a consultant role with the team. While they wait they’re looking to bring back someone else who left the team after the 2013 season, pitcher Roy Halladay. Doc retired after the season so the Phillies wouldn’t be looking to bring him back to the mound, they’d...
Via My Sports Rumors
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

What does Glavine’s Induction Mean for Doc Halladay?

The election of Tom Glavine into the Hall of Fame makes me wonder how voters will reflect on Roy Halladay’s career. The two careers are by no means similar, but that’s what makes it a fascinating comparison. Glavine is well deserving of his induction. Over his twenty-year career from 198-2007 (excluding his very first and last seasons in which he combined to throw only 113.2...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Roy Halladay dresses up like Jamie Moyer for 1980s-themed costume party

@kmo50Moyer Fallin in love with 1986 #49 @Cubs thanks Roy and Brandi for the tribute #80scostume pic.twitter.com/yb0Oi7gBmC— Jamie Moyer (@jmo50Moyer) December 30, 2013Recently retired pitcher Roy Halladay appears to be enjoying his newfound freedom as evidenced by this photo showing him dressed up as fellow retired pitcher Jamie Moyer for a 1980s-themed costume party.According...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Won The Phillies 80′s Themed Party With This Amazing Costume

If you’re wondering what Roy Halladay is doing in his idle time since retiring you can rest easy knowing he’s keeping busy by attending 80′s themed costume parties. However instead of dressing as Magnum P.I. or fashioned in all neon spandex, Halladay paid tribute to former teammate Jamie Moyer, whom he played with in 2010. Moyer made the most of his time in the MLB by staying...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay as Jamie Moyer Wins the Internet

It appears that the recently retired Roy Halladay has decided to leave the ugly Christmas sweaters to his former Philadelphia Phillies teammate Jonathan Papelbon.  Instead, the two-time Cy Young Award winner opted to hit an 80s-themed holiday party dressed as Jamie Moyer.  Yup, Halladay threw on a Chicago Cubs uniform (remember, Moyer debuted in 1986) and walked around as the...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Goes To 80s Party Dressed As... Jamie Moyer

Everyone loves a good 1980's party. Former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay appears to be making good use of his retirement by attending such parties. In doing so, he dressed up as one of our favorite former Phillies who played in the majors in the 80s. No, not Von Hayes, but...
Via Philliedelphia
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

The Legacy of Roy Halladay

How many Hall of Fame pitchers' careers have you witnessed in your lifetime? I'm only 24 years old. For me, Clayton Kershaw might end up being the first pitcher whose career ends and I think 'Hey, I've been watching with interest since he began.'. That thought doesn't apply to whom I am about to discuss. Last week Monday, Roy Halladay announced his retirement from...
Via The Sports Post
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Retires After 16 Seasons

8 Time All Star and 2 Time Cy Young Winner Roy Halladay announced his retirement from Major League Baseball today after a 16 Year Career playing for the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays. He also signed a one day contract with the Blue Jays to end his career with the team that drafted him back in 1995. Doc Halladay is retiring due to his inability to return to his previous...
Via Sports Rivals and Trash Talk
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Comparing the career of Roy Halladay to that of another “Doc”

Yesterday it was announced that longtime Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay would sign a 1 day contract to announce his retirement as member of the Blue Jays. He pitched 12 of his 16 big league seasons with Toronto, and without a doubt, was one of the best pitchers of his generation. I honestly think it is too early to state whether Halladay is a Hall...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay thanks Phillies fans with newspaper ad

Roy Halladay announced his retirement on Monday at the age of 36, and he made sure to thank the city of Philadelphia and Phillies fans the next day. Though the two-time Cy Young Award winner signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays so he could retire as a member of the team where […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Halladay’s Full Page Thank You in Daily News

Roy Halladay, ever the classy gent, took out a full page ad in today’s Philadelphia Daily News thanking the fans, the city, and the Phillies following his retirement. Roy Halladay takes out full-page ad thanking @Phillies fans: http://t.co/MIrjmJx0qI pic.twitter.com/Angey5vYOw — MLB Fan Cave (@MLBFanCave) December 10, 2013  
Via Phillies Nation
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay takes out full-page ad in paper to thank Phillies fans

Roy Halladay announced his retirement on Monday after 16 glorious seasons in Major League Baseball.He will be remembered as one of the best pitchers this generation has ever seen.He will also be remembered for his amazing amount of class and humility. Naturally, Halladay put these traits on full display with a full page ad in Tuesday's Philadelphia Daily News, thanking fans for...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay: The Workhorse Who Made You Believe

Yesterday, Roy Halladay signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and officially announced his retirement from Major League Baseball. We here at TSFJ only felt it appropriate to honor one of the greatest pitchers of his generation. So here are a few words shared by Toronto Blue Jays fan Alex Wong (aka Steven […]The post Roy Halladay: The Workhorse Who Made You Believe...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Retires, And Will Force The Hall Of Fame To Enter The 21st Century

When He Was PerfectRoy Halladay surprised people today by retiring, at age 36, just two years removed from being one of the most effective pitchers in the game. And while people might wonder if he would have stuck around with a contract, or whether he might come back if the arm feels better in six months, I'd prefer to think that he's the kind of guy who is just too definitive...
Via Five Tool Tool
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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