Roy Halladay was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies between 1998 and 2013. He spent the first 12 years of his career with the Toronto Blue Jays and his final 4 years with the Phillies. He won the Cy Young award twice, in both the NL and AL. Born Harry Leroy Halladay III on May 14, 1977 in Denver, Colorado, to Linda and Harry Halladay, he was raised in the suburb of Arvada. His father was a pilot for a food-processing company and his mother was a homemaker. He begun training with Colorado baseball guru Bus Campbell since he was 13. He is a 1995 graduate of Arvada West High School. He married Brandy Gates on November 27, 1998 and they had two sons, Braden and Ryan. He died when his ICON A5 amphibious plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida on November 7, 2017.
Roy Halladay Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 14 May 1977
Birth Place: Denver, Colorado, USA
Date of Death: 7 November 2017
Place of Death: Gulf of Mexico near Holiday, Florida, USA
Cause of Death: Plane crash
Birth Name: Harry Leroy Halladay III
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Baseball player
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Roy Halladay Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 225 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 102 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.98 m
Shoe Size: N/A
Roy Halladay Family Details:
Father: Harry Halladay, Jr. (Pilot)
Mother: Linda Halladay (Homemaker)
Spouse: Brandy Halladay (m. 1998–2017) (His death)
Children: Ryan Halladay (Son), Braden Halladay (Son)
Siblings: Heather Halladay Basile (Sister), Merinda Halladay (Sister)
Roy Halladay Education:
Arvada West High School
Roy Halladay Facts:
*He loved baseball from an early age.
*He was 4-time American League All-Star selection: 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2006.
*He was given the nickname “Doc” by the late Jays’ announcer Tom Cheek.
*He retired with 203 wins and a career 3.38 ERA.
*He inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017.