January 22, 2019 7:30 pm
Updated: January 22, 2019 8:59 pm

Roy Halladay, former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher, voted into Baseball Hall of Fame

WATCH: Roy Halladay was one of baseball's best, with the all-star record to prove it. Now, the late Toronto Blue Jay is receiving the ultimate award: a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Eric Sorensen looks at Halladay's remarkable career.

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Former Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay has been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Halladay, who died in a plane crash on Nov. 7, 2017 at age 40, will be inducted into the national baseball shrine in Cooperstown, N.Y., this July.

READ MORE: Toronto Blue Jays retire Roy Halladay’s No. 32, unveil banner in pre-game ceremony

WATCH: Reaction to Roy Halladay being voted into Hall of Fame

Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, spent 12 seasons with the Blue Jays from 1998-2009 before joining the Philadelphia Phillies ahead of the 2010 season.

He retired in December 2013.

WATCH: The Toronto Blue Jays retired the No. 32 of the late Roy Halladay, who was killed in a plane crash in November of 2017. (March 29)

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