Blue Jays select Braden Halladay, poetically, in the 32nd round

With the Major League Baseball draft coming to an end, the Blue Jays called the name of a familiar player. With their 32nd-round pick in the draft, the Blue Jays have drafted Braden Halladay, son of the late Roy Halladay.

Halladay has already made a commitment to play college at Penn State, so it’s unlikely he ends up signing with the Blue Jays this time around. Maybe they’ll draft him in the future. Who knows.

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This selection, poetically coming in the 32nd round to symbolize the number 32 that Roy wore during his legendary career in Toronto, was made in order to give Braden a symbolic connection to his father as he kicks off his baseball career.

Lovely work, Blue Jays.