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OT - RIP Doc Halladay

Very sad to hear that Roy Halladay died in a plane crash. I got to run sprints with him in Spring Training in 2009 with the Phillies and in the little time I saw him, I could tell no one worked harder. Loved to watch him pitch - gone too soon.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,669
    He was truly a good human being.  RIP
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  • SoCalTimSoCalTim Posts: 2,155
    I'm having a hard time with this one, oh man was he my fav. But why was he showing off and simply put - flying unsafe.

    He's got kids, I'm only too sure if his boy had just turned 17 and was given a car, the first thing Roy would have told him first time out the door was, 'NO HORSING AROUND' ..

    RIP Roy, you were the greatest.
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  • Hungry JoeHungry Joe Posts: 1,540
    He was a joy to watch on the mound and an all around good guy.
    My thoughts are with his family.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 16,771
    Great ball-player and representative of the game.  Tragic loss.  He definitely could bring it in his prime.  Thoughts and prayers to his family.  
    Sounds he was flying, if not a prototype then something not far removed from that description-dang.
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  • TN_EggerTN_Egger Posts: 500
    Great pitcher - loved to watch him play.  That said, that is about the coolest plane ever.  Icon A5..."a sports car with wings"  $270k

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  • DMWDMW Posts: 12,470
    Kind of hit my kid hard. He was a big Halladay fan. 
    We had his old Halladay shirt in a bag to hand down to his cousin. He asked that he could keep it. Request granted.
    When I tucked him in last night he commented that Halladay was the same age as me and he had two kids in school.
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 23,002
    one of those type planes fly over the boat all summer, guy flys it like a kid on a jet ski. thing will do a flip on a dime. they really dont look safe at all
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