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Braden Halladay, son of late Phillies pitcher, to play baseball at Penn State

Braden Halladay, son of late Phillies pitcher, to play baseball at Penn State
Brandy Halladay, wife of late pitcher Roy Halladay, along with her sons Braden, left, and Ryan, release butterflies after a Celebration of Life for Roy Halladay at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla., last month. (YONG KIM / TNS)

Braden Halladay, the oldest son of late Major League pitcher Roy Halladay, announced last weekend that he will play baseball at Penn State.

Braden Halladay, a junior at Calvary Christian High in Clearwater, Fla., made the announcement on his Twitter account.

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Halladay, a junior, pitches for Calvary Christian, which went 30-0 and won the Florida Class 4A baseball title last season.

Roy Halladay died Nov. 7 when the plane he was flying crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. Halladay spent 16 years in the majors, including four in Philadelphia. The Phillies best remember Halladay for the no-hitter he threw against Cincinnati in Game 1 of the 2010 NLDS.

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