Harry Halladay was born on May 14, 1977 in Denver, Colorado, and is famously known as Roy and nicknamed as Doc. He is an American Major League Baseball pitcher, and plays for the Phillies. Nickname of Roy Halladay was coined by former Toronto Blue Jays announcer Tom Cheek. He made his debut in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays in the year 1998. From the year 2010 he is playing for Philadelphia Phillies.
In the Major League Baseball history Halladay pitched the twentieth ideal match on May, 29 2010, beating the Florida Marlins by a score of 1-0. In current scenario Roy Halladay is the active Major League Baseball leader in all games with 57, including 18 shutouts.
He extended his contract for Philadelphia Phillies on December 16, 2009. On inaugural day of the year 2010 season Halladay pitched 7 innings and gave a run against the Washington Nationals in his first game for Philadelphia Phillies, where he had 9 strikeouts and allowed 6 hits. Halladay became the first pitcher to register four wins in the season of year 2010.
Toronto Blue Jays (1998-2009)
Philadelphia Phillies (2010- present)
Career Highlights and Awards-
Cemented his place seven times in All-Star Team
Won American League Cy Young Award in the year 2003
Rewarded as American League’s TSN Pitcher of the Year in the year 2003
Pitched a perfect game on May 29, 2010