Born June 26, 1920 in Montreal, Que., Roy played 12 professional seasons, including with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1946. In total, he pitched in over 300 professional games and hurled almost 1,600 innings. He enjoyed his finest professional season with the International League’s Montreal Royals in 1945 when he recorded 25 wins. At different times during his professional career, Roy played in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Cuba. His Canadian stops included Trois-Rivières (1940-41, 1951), Montreal (1944-46, 1949), St. Jean (1947-48), Drummondville (1951), Ottawa (1952-53) and Sherbrooke (1955). After his playing career, he joined the Montreal Expos’ broadcast team as an analyst, performing on French radio (1969-73) and TV (1969-83) broadcasts. Roy was also considered a great ambassador for baseball in Canada and the Expos employed him in various public relations roles. He died October 31, 2014 in Pompano Beach, Fla.
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