The former first-round draft pick, acquired from the Phillies in the Roy Halladay trade, never realized his lofty potent
Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels were in the ballpark together one more time, each guy going a different direction.
October 25, 1998, has been seen as a great day in Toronto Blue Jays history. The ball passed from one legend to another when reliever Dave Stieb took the ball from starting pitcher Roy Halladay for the first and only time in club history. These...Show More Summary
Remember the Phillies. Remember in 2011, after Cliff Lee joined Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels and Roy Oswalt in a Super Friends rotation.
Roy Halladay retired over a year ago, so he hasn’t been in the public eye of late. Perhaps that’s why an apparent huge Halladay fan let an opportunity to meet his idol literally pass by. Halladay told the tale in Twitter post on Sunday: Oopps you missed me! Walked right by me! Hope he gets […]
Excellent use of social media.
A Roy Halladay fan got the treat of a lifetime as he got a very special picture with Roy Halladay. However, the Roy Halladay fan has no idea that he had the pleasure of Halladay’s company: He was looking the other way and missed the whole thing. The Phillies star took the picture while the […]
Oopps you missed me! Walked right by me! Hope he gets to see his pic with me on Twitter, he doesn't know we took this pic.twitter.com/CHgFlVfafm — Roy Halladay (@RoyHalladay) January 11, 2015 Read more...
Anyone who is in love with sports can appreciate the experience of meeting a favorite athlete: the excitement, the joy — and hopefully, the picture. Sadly, this fan only got the last part — and he didn't even notice. Roy Halladay saw...Show More Summary
Oopps you missed me! Walked right by me! Hope he gets to see his pic with me on Twitter, he doesn't know we took this pic.twitter.com/CHgFlVfafm — Roy Halladay (@RoyHalladay) January 11, 2015 C'mon now Roy... that's just mean. This dude is obviously a fan. Show More Summary
When the Toronto Blue Jays first acquired Kyle Drabek in 2009 as part of a package of prospects from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for ace Roy Halladay, the team’s hope was that Drabek would eventually develop into a frontline starter in the major leagues. Since then, the now-27-year-old Drabek ’s career hasn’t exactly panned out as planned. Show More Summary
Game, set, Doc. Sometimes we need a beloved pitcher to tell us we're all being dummies and that we should knock it off already. Act I of this amazing two-act play happened on Saturday night, when Halladay posted this tweet: I recomend...Show More Summary
The anonymous Phillies fan who started the humorous “Zoo with Roy” blog finally got his wish — after writing imaginary tales about going to the zoo with now-retired Phillies starter Roy Halladay, he finally got to do it real life. I’m at the zoo with Roy Halladay?! pic.twitter.com/5453vwPKvo — Zoo With Roy (@zoowithroy) August 8, […]
In January of 2010, the Phillies-centric blog Zoo With Roy was created. The blogger, known as Zoo or ZWR, simply wanted to go to the zoo with his favorite new Phillies pitcher. Four and a half years later, it happened – ZWR went to the zoo with Roy Halladay. Who could have ever imagined that […]
I'm at the zoo with Roy Halladay?! pic.twitter.com/5453vwPKvo — Zoo With Roy (@zoowithroy) August 8, 2014 Read more...
A Philadelphia accountant, who has chosen to remain anonymous for professional reasons, has been publishing short articles, Photoshopped images, videos, and even short screenplays for the past five years on his Phillies "bolg" called Zoo With Roy, reports For The Win. Show More Summary
In 2009, there was no bigger get on the Toronto Blue Jays roster come the trade deadline than Roy Halladay. I can’t remember there ever being a trade deadline when pitching wasn’t a hot commodity, and, let’s face it, when Halladay was in his prime, no one was hotter. Show More Summary
When Roy Halladay retired, for a while at least, the COMPLETE GAME was eulogized and I wrote about that. You know, it's a new era and starters aren't expected to finish what they started and... well, like this: Baseball people today agree that complete games are things of the past. Show More Summary
As the 2013 winter meetings come to a close, it is time to see how the Toronto Blue Jays fared this year. In past years, general manager Alex Anthopoulos has made various big moves, including trading away Roy Halladay and the blockbuster that transformed the team last year. The winter meetings are hit-or-miss when it comes to player movement. Show More Summary
The first day of the winter meetings brought very little in the way of transactions, but it did see one of the greatest pitchers in recent memory call it a career when Roy Halladay signed a one-day contract with the Blue Jays and announced...Show More Summary