He was born in Denver, Colorado. He was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1995 amateur draft. He made his major league debut three years later. He had more wins than any other major league pitcher in 2002 & 2003.
On October 6, 2010 Roy Halladay threw the second no-hitter in post season history (Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series being the first) against the Cincinnati Reds in game one of the NLDS. It was his second no-hitter of the year (the perfect game on May 29 being the first)
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