Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was killed in a plane crash on Tuesday.
A plane registered to Halladay crashed in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday afternoon. According to the Pasco County sheriff, Halladay was the only person on board.
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We are deeply saddened by the loss of this amazing and generous individual. Our hearts go out to Roy and his family.— Pasco Sheriff (@PascoSheriff) November 7, 2017
Halladay, an eight-time All-Star, finished his MLB career with 203 wins. He played for the Toronto Blue Jays from 1998 through 2009 and the Philadelphia Phillies from 2010 through 2013.
Halladay pitched a perfect game on May 29, 2010 and a no-hitter later in a playoff game later that season, on October 6, 2010.
Halladay was just 40 years old.
The Atlanta Braves tweeted their condolences to his family after the news broke Tuesday afternoon.
It was our honor to share a field with the incredible Roy Halladay. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and fans. pic.twitter.com/rwtSYsgpgm— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) November 7, 2017
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