Both pitchers Roy Halladay and Vance Worley are finalists in the 2011 Players Choice Awards, which were created by the Major League Baseball Players Association in 1992. The awards honor man and player of the year in the American and National Leagues combined. The other awards are given to the outstanding player, outstanding pitcher, outstanding rookie, and comeback player of the year in each of the leagues.
The winners will be announced on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 8:00 pm EDT on the MLB Network.
The 2011 Players Choice Award winners in all categories will designate charities to receive grants totaling $260,000 from the Major League Baseball Players Trust, the charitable foundation created and run by the players themselves. – Phillies.com
Halladay went 19-6 with a 2.36 ERA in 32 starts this season. His 6.29 strikeout-to-walk ratio and eight complete games led the National League. – Phillies.com
Worley went 11-3 with a 3.01 ERA in 25 appearances (21 starts). He became a big factor in the team’s success this season, with Roy Oswalt and Joe Blanton missing significant time this season due to injuries. – Phillies.com
Good Luck to Doc and Vance!
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