The Philadelphia Phillies’ Perspective on the Roy Halladay trade

Posted: 17th December 2009 by Ian Hunter in MLB
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Three days after the initial shell shock of the Roy Halladay trade, and the dust is still settling on one of baseball's biggest trades of the decade.

You've heard about this deal ad nauseum from Toronto sports writers, bloggers, and every Joe Blow sports fan out there, so why not have our friends from the other side of the 44th parallel weigh in on the biggest trade of the year?

Here is what Chris at The Fightins had to say: Yes, (The Phillies) they did have to give up Clifton Phifer, but this is absolutely not a lateral move. Moving Lee was a baseball decision and we simply could not leave the ôcupboard bareö for the future. But people this is Harry Leroy moÆ fuckin Halladay. If you arenÆt excited, you donÆt have a pulse.
Initially, I myself questi ...

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