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.


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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