Topic: Blue Jays to retire Roy Halladays number

The Blue Jays will honor Roy Halladay in a big way.The team Oakland Athletics Flex Base Team Jersey  on Monday announced it will retire the late pitcher'suniform number March 29 duringa pregame ceremonyahead of its opening day matchup against the Yankees.The Blue Jays also willwear aNo. 32 patch on theiruniform tops throughoutthe 2018 season, including spring training.Join us Opening Day, as we pay tribute to the late Roy Halladay and retire his uniform number.In Doc's honour, we will wear a commemorative No. 32 patch on our jerseys for the 2018 season. #DocForever Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) February 12, 2018"Through Roy's values Reggie Jackson Jersey , pride, work ethic, and perseverance, he epitomized what it means to be a Blue Jay," Mark Shapiro, team president and CEO, said in a statement. "And while his legacy is clear, it goes far beyond the number on his back or his on-field accomplishments, serving as a shining example of how to  Blake Treinen 2018 MLB All-Star Game Jersey live a meaningful life and positively impact others."Halladay, 40, diedin Novemberwhen the small plane he was flying crashed in the Gulf of Mexico near Tampa. Theeight-time All-Star spent 12 seasons with the Blue Jays and won the AL Cy Young Award in 2003 before being traded to the Phillies, with whom hepitched forfour seasons before retiring after the 2013 season.Halladaywill join Roberto Alomar as the only players in club history to have their numbers retired.

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