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Phillies retire Roy Halladay’s number 34

Phillies retire Roy Halladay’s number 34

The Philadelphia Phillies retired today, Sunday, August 8, 2021, Roy Halladay’s number 34 before the game against the New York Mets in the second half of the 2021 MLB season.

With emotional words about what Roy Halladay did with the Philadelphia Phillies and the presentation of some of his teammates who played with him, such as the Mexican Juan Gabriel Castro, the Venezuelan Freddy Galvis and Raúl Ibañez, who spoke, Ryan Howard and the manager Charlie Manuel among others, thus withdrew the number 34 of Halladay.

Roy Halladay not only pitched a perfect game in the 2010 MLB season but also a playoff no-hitter with the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Halladay was killed in a plane crash and was elected to the MLB Hall of Fame after his death. (Fielding)

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