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Roy Halladay inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame

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The former Phillies ace has been voted into Cooperstown.

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Roy Halladay—eight-time all-star, recipient of two Cy Young Awards (2003 and 2010), hurler of a vicious cut fastball that victimized hitters in both leagues for a generation, devourer of innings (four times the league leader, with a career-high of 266.0 IP in 2003), completer of games (67 lifetime, including a career-high of nine four times), Blue Jays franchise leader in winning percentage (.661), SO9 (6.57), and BB9 (2.00), one fifth of the greatest Phillies rotation of all time, thrower of Major League Baseball’s 20th perfect game, owner of the second of two no-hitters in postseason baseball history, one of only five hurlers to throw multiple no-hitters in the same season, resident of the 71st spot on the all-time strikeout list between Kevin Millwood and Dennis Martinez with 2,117 K’s, figure on the cover of MLB 2K11, husband of Brandy, father of Braden and Ryan, and friend to all he met—has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

Halladay, who was killed in a plane crash in November 2017, will be inducted posthumously on July 21. He received 85.4% of the vote on the first ballot.