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Today's day in Philadelphia Phillies history is a brief, but meaningful one, because on this day in 2010, Roy Halladay was awarded his second Cy Young Award. 

Halladay's 2010 campaign was more than deserving of the honor, as he posted a record of 21-10 with an ERA of 2.44, and a WAR of 8.5. Beyond these stats, he led MLB in wins, complete games, shutouts, walks per nine innings, and strikeout to walk ratio.

Statistically, Halladay's first season as a Phillie was nothing short of perfect, an apropos definition for that year, because on May 29, he threw a perfect game against the Florida Marlins. It was the 20th in MLB history, the first of his career, and only the second in Phillies' history.

But Halladay's perfection didn't stop there. On October 6, Halladay threw a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds in the NLDS Game 1, also his first ever appearance in the postseason. Halladay allowed only one baserunner, hurling just the second no-hitter in postseason history, as well as the first no-hitter at Citizens Bank Park. 


Halladay's 2010 season was comparable to that of his 2003 campaign, where he was awarded his only other Cy Young Award, in which he went 22-7, with a 3.25 ERA.

Halladay was the last Phillie to bring home the Cy Young Award, but that could change this year, with starter Zack Wheeler up for the Award, which will be announced on Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. EST on MLB Network.

We miss you, Doc. Rest easy.

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