Roy Halladay Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Roy Halladay Biography
  • Name: Roy Halladay
  • Age at Death: 40 years old
  • Height: 6ft 6in (198 cm)
  • Occupation: Baseball Player
  • Net Worth: US $70 Million
  • Status: Deceased

Roy Halladay was an American professional baseball player in the Major League Baseball (MLB). He pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies. He was an 8x All-Star and 2x Cy Young Award winner. Halladay was born Harry Leroy Halladay III on May 14, 1977 in Denver, Colorado. His father, Harry Jr., was a pilot, and his mother, Linda, a homemaker. He had two sisters, Heather and Merinda. Halladay grew up in the suburb of Arvada, where he attended Arvada West High School. He graduated in 1995.

Halladay was drawn to the game of baseball at a young age. He experimented with various field position, but showed the most promise as a pitcher. He was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays with the 17th overall pick in the 1995 amateur draft. Halladay made his MLB debut on September 20 1998 against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He pitched a total of 12 seasons for the Blue Jays from 1998 to 2009. He made his first All-Star appearances in 2002 after recording 19 wins and 7 losses. Halladay won the 2003 Cy Young Award as the best pitcher in the the American League. He was also named the 2003 MLB wins leader.

Halladay pitched 4 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies from 2010 to 2013. He pitched a perfect game against the Florida Marlins on May 29, 2010. He pitched a postseason no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds on October 6, 2010, the second in MLB history. The first pitcher to achieve this was Don Larsen during in the 1956 World Series. Halladay won a second Cy Young Award in 2010 (National League). His career stats include 2117 strikeouts and 3.38 ERA. Halladay announced his retirement on December 2013. Post retirement he served as a guest instructor for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies. He was inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 2015 and into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017.

Roy Halladay died on November 7, 2017 at the age of 40. His aircraft crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was the only person on board at the time of the crash. Halladay was 6ft 6in tall and he was of English and German ancestry. His net worth was estimated at $70 million prior to his death. He was married to ‘Brandy Gates’ and they had two sons, Ryan and Braden.

Roy Halladay Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Roy Halladay Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Harry Leroy Halladay III
  • Birthday: May 14, 1977
  • Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 6in (198 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Baseball Player
  • Years Active: 1998-2013
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $70 Million
  • Marriage(s): Brandy Gates
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: November 7, 2017
  • Cause of Death: Plane Crash
  • Place of Death: Gulf of Mexico near St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.

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