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Orioles pitcher Gausman changes number to honor Halladay

From FOX Sports - December 7, 2017

BALTIMORE (AP)Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman will wear No. 34 next season as a tribute to Roy Halladay, who was killed in a plane crash last month.

Gausman announced the switch Thursday on his Twitter account. The right-hander wore No. 39 last year.

Gausman and Halladay are both from Colorado, and the Orioles pitcher said he followed Halladays career closely and idolized him.

In a post next a photo of his new jersey, Gausman wrote: Roy gave me the inspiration that I could fulfill even my biggest of dreamsbeing a pitcher just like him.

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