Almost a perfect game

Philadelphia’s Doc Halladay pitched the second no hitter in post-season baseball history and missed a perfect game by just one measly walk. Halladay did pitch a perfect game back in June, so he’s probably cool with his no hitter. Interesting, to me at least, is that after laboring in obscurity up in Toronto for twelve years, the 33-year-old eschewed free agency and took a three year deal with the Phillies for $60 million. Apparently he could have received far more had he gone the free agent route, but he wanted to play for a contender. And after all, how much money do you need? But good for him – I think I’ll start rooting for the Phillies. Haven’t checked on the Yankees yet but with any luck, they’re losing

UPDATE: Yankees won, but a good game, with lead changes, come-backs and all the essential elements of great baseball. As for Halladay, he’s a 6′ 6″ Mormon, with all sorts of charitable acts under his belt. Babe Ruth must be spinning in his grave.


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7 responses to “Almost a perfect game

  1. Walt

    Dudester –
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  2. You THINK you’ll START rooting for the Phillies?? Mr. Doc-tober showed those Reds last night what the Phillies can do. I’ve been a Phan since the days playing at Connie Mack Stadium…with Robin Roberts, Richie Ashburn, Clay Dalrymple, Art Mahaffey, Jim Bunning – all coached by Gene Mauch.

    No Yankees fans in this household.

    I’ll be at Game 2, front and center. I’ll wave.

  3. The Duke of Deception

    Ah yes, the ’64 Phillies.

  4. Anonymous

    Sen. Jim Bunning…..nut case. Yanks win 6-4.

  5. LLS 2

    eh ? how come no posting regarding the sale of the Helmsley estate ??

  6. What a great pitched game by Doc