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How Roy Halladay Helped A Guy Win A Million Dollars

The makers of MLB2K11, the baseball video game which has Roy Halladay as its cover boy, decided to promote the launch of the game with a contest. The first person to throw a perfect game with the difficulty on its highest level would win a million dollars. The winner ended up being a guy named Brian Kingrey, and just who did Ben use to throw this perfect game?

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"Roy Halladay has the most control on his pitch in the game," says Kingrey. "And he has this really mean slider that's amazing against right-handers. The Astros only have two lefties in their lineup. I'd throw it low and to the right and then they would swing and miss."

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That's pretty much how it happens in real life also.

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In addition to the million dollars, Kingrey also gets to meet Roy Halladay this week. Roy has also thrown a perfect game and got paid handsomely for it. But he did it, you know, for real.

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