Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Younger Award profitable pitcher, was killed in a aircraft crash within the Gulf of Mexico, it was introduced Tuesday.
Halladay, forty, was piloting the aircraft that was present in shallow waters close to Pasco County, north of Tampa, Fla. Investigators stated the aircraft was discovered the wrong way up and that Halladay was piloting the ICON A5 plane, which he reportedly purchased final month.
Halladay was the one individual on board the aircraft, based on investigators.
He leaves behind a spouse and two sons.
The eight-time All-Star pitched 15 years within the majors, profitable the Cy Younger Award with the Blue Jays (2003) and Phillies (2010). He pitched the twentieth good recreation in main league historical past towards the Marlins in 2010 for Philadelphia.
“We’re numb over the very tragic information about Roy Halladay’s untiely demise,” the Phillies stated in a press release. “There are not any phrases to explain the unhappiness that all the Phillies household is feeling over the lack of one of the crucial revered human beings to ever play the sport.
“It’s with the heaviest hearts that we cross alongside our condolences to Brandy, Ryan and Braden.”
I’m actually not massive on posting pic’s of my stuff and I’ll by no means be on Cribs… however this A5 is so outrageous I’d really feel responsible not sharing pics! pic.twitter.com/UUmZMfgsff
— Roy Halladay (@RoyHalladay) October 17, 2017
I maintain telling my dad flying the Icon A5 low over the water is like flying a fighter jet! His response….. I’m flying a fighter jet!! pic.twitter.com/30eVjz9eS6
— Roy Halladay (@RoyHalladay) October 31, 2017