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Today is Roy Halladay Day

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Read some articles, then gird your loins for what promises to be a controversial documentary airing tonight on ESPN

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Toronto Blue Jays open the season against the New York Yankees with a 6-1 loss Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Today, we celebrate Roy Halladay. Yes, we’ve done this before, but today is going to be a little different, perhaps a little more emotional. Let’s begin with the positive. Here are some articles that have been written lately that will bring back some of the good memories of Doc.

This all leads up to the documentary that will air tonight on ESPN. It promises to be an in-depth look at some of the things that we didn’t exactly know about Roy, but a few suspected. It will deal with his opioid addiction that he grappled with later in his life. Here is the trailer for it:

It promises to be an emotional rollercoaster where we remember one of the Phillies greats, yet struggle with the reveal of his addiction. Feel free to discuss it here, but also please be respectful.