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
There was a lot of fuss when Matt Harvey reached out to Roy Halladay for advice regarding his ensuing Tommy John surgery.
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
As ESPN reported on December 9, Roy Halladay retired as a Toronto Blue Jay, but for most Phillies fans and many baseball fans, the truly indelible masterpieces he created came in Phillies' colors. Of course, so did some of his most disappointing...Show More Summary
A one-day retirement contract is going to make the pitcher a Blue Jay once more. Roy Halladay wants to leave baseball a Blue Jay. The pitcher played with the Blue Jays for 12 seasons before he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in time for the 2010 season. Show More Summary
Day one of the winter meetings is off to an uneventful start, with Garrett Jones' two-year deal with the Miami Marlins, Felipe Paulino's one-year deal with the Chicago White Sox and Roy Halladay's retirement announcement the biggestShow More Summary
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Flo. -- Today at baseball's Winter Meetings, Roy Halladay retired. As a Toronto Blue Jay with a one-day contract. I was sitting next to the force of nature we call Jonah Keri, and he wondered about the mechanics of a one-day contract. Show More Summary
Perennial Cy Young contender taught us some important things about pitchers in his 15-year career. On Opening Day, 2012, Roy Halladay threw eight shutout innings, allowing two hits and no walks. He did this because he was Roy Halladay, scourge of opposing baseball teams. Show More Summary
Roy Halladay will sign a 1-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and retire from baseball according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. Halladay was one of the best pitchers of the last decade and the move comes as a surprise to many as Halladay is just 36 years old and three years removed from winning the National League Cy Young Award. Show More Summary
See ya, Roy.
After 16 seasons in the major leagues, pitcher Roy Halladay retired on Monday. He announced the retirement at a news conference Monday after signing a one-day contract so he could hang up his hat as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays....Show More Summary
Free agent ace Roy Halladay announced his retirement today at the age of 36, as he signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays so he could end his stellar career with the team that he began it with. Halladay ends his careerShow More Summary
Ace MLB pitcher Roy Halladay is retiring. Halladay, 36, who is a free agent, signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays today so he could retire with his original team that drafted him out of high school. The Blue Jays observed that “Roy is one of the most professional and dominant pitchers of... Show More Summary
Major League Baseball's winter meetings are a time for rumors, free-agent contracts, trades, Hall of Fame announcements and ground-breaking baseball news. On Monday morning, the sport was treated to a major announcement about a pitcher who was once a big piece of the winter-meetings bonanza. Show More Summary