Returning to the Toronto Blue Jays for a one day contract, Roy Halladay officially announced his retirement today from the world of Baseball. “Doc” called it a career at the age of 36, where he won two Cy Young Awards, one with Toronto in 2003 and the second with Philadelphia in 2010. Show More Summary
It was not that long ago that we here at Notinhalloffame.com looked at two pitchers (Roy Halladay and Tim Hudson) who reached the 200 Win milestone and openly discussed their overall Cooperstown credentials. We now have had a greater milestone achieved, that of 250 wins by Andy Pettitte, who secured that feat by defeating the Seattle Mariners today. Show More Summary
It feels like we just discussed this topic. Like Roy Halladay did earlier in the season, Tim Hudson hit the 200 Win mark, which propelled baseball pundits to again ask if this plateau is considered Hall of Fame worthy. As we discussed...Show More Summary
As we get older, we are desperately trying to convince ourselves that “40 is the new 30”. Perhaps we should transfer that thinking to Baseball, where 200 is the new 300.The number we are referring to is “Wins”, and the 200 came to mind when likely Hall of Fame pitcher, Roy Halladay hit that milestone today. Show More Summary
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