Blue Jays to retire Roy Halladay's number

Roy Halladay
Roy Halladay (Getty Pictures)

The Blue Jays will honor Roy Halladay in an enormous means.

The group on Monday introduced it is going to retire the late pitcher’s uniform number March 29 throughout a pregame ceremony forward of its opening day matchup towards the Yankees.

The Blue Jays additionally will put on a No. 32 patch on their uniform tops all through the 2018 season.

Halladay, forty, died in November when the small aircraft he was flying crashed within the Gulf of Mexico close to Tampa. The eight-time All-Star spent 12 seasons with the Blue Jays and gained the AL Cy Younger Award in 2003 earlier than being traded to the Phillies, with whom he pitched for 4 seasons earlier than retiring after the 2013 season.