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The W - Baseball - Roy Halladay to retire
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http://ftw.usatoday.com/2013/12/roy-halladay-retires-phillies-blue-jays/

Once the best pitcher in the NL, if not all of baseball. Sad that his arm fell off the way it did.




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I'm sad he never got that ring. Always got excited to watch him pitch live.
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Best pitcher in Blue Jays history, and a joy to watch on the mound every five days. He was a close to automatic as can be. Too bad that most of his prime was in that period between Delgado and Bautista's best spells in the Toronto lineup or else the Jays could've had something special.



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I hope he's good (The Cubs need good managers in their farm), but like a lot of big-time stars, he was on the field all the time, not watching the games over and over again from the dugout.
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