Roy Halladay memorial service video
Watch video here of the public memorial service for former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla.
A public memorial service for former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay was held Tuesday at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla., the Phillies' spring training home.
The service came a week after the stunning plane crash that killed the ace hurler, a Philadelphia fan favorite.
Watch video of the service below, accompanied by reporting from our Matt Gelb, who was at the event.
Speakers included Halladay's wife, Brandy, and father, Roy; former Phillies teammates Cole Hamels and Chase Utley; former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel; Phillies co-owner John Middleton; former Blue Jays general manager JP Ricciardi; and pitching contemporary Chris Carpenter, against whom Halladay dueled in game 5 of the 2011 National League Division Series.
Here are links to some of our previous stories about Halladay's tragic passing:
Former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay dies in plane crash by Matt Gelb
In Roy Halladay, greatness ran strong by David Murphy
Roy Halladay shined briefly for Phillies, but earned the city's love by Marcus Hayes
Former Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro reflects on Roy Halladay, his biggest catch by Bob Brookover
Roy Halladay spent his final months teaching future Phillies by Matt Breen
As investigators probe fatal Halladay crash, critics question plane's marketing by Craig McCoy
Remembering Roy Halladay's perfect game and playoff-no hitter by Jonathan Tannenwald
Roy Halladay's career at a glance by Ed Barkowitz
Cole Hamels honors former teammate Roy Halladay by Matt Breen
Phillies fans, Halladay's former teammates and coaches, and other local and national sports stars pay tribute to Roy Halladay by Jonathan Tannenwald