Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Why teammates hold Roy Halladay in elite company a year after his tragic death

The baseball world lost Roy Halladay one year ago when a plane that he was piloting crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. Frank Catalanotto, his former Blue Jays teammate and friend, told us just what it was like to play behind the elite pitcher shortly after hearing the news of his death.

Roy Halladay / Keith Allison - Flickr
"He always seemed like he was dedicated to his craft and left no stone unturned," Catalanotto said in November 2017. "For me, he was the biggest competitor that I have ever played with and it rubbed off on other guys on the team."

More of Catalanotto's interview is featured in the video below.


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