- Former Toronto Blue Jays star pitcher Roy Halladay has died after his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. Halladay, known as "Doc," won the Cy Young Award twice, once with the Jays in 2003 and again with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2010. Halladay was 40.
- Organizations and fellow players shared their grief:
- — Marcus Stroman (@MStrooo6)Tue, Nov 07 2017 21:19:39Oh my god man. Day ruined. Wow. Prayers with the entire Halladay family. This is awful! https://twitter.com/mlb/status/928008460545003520 …
- — Shane Victorino (@ShaneVictorino)Tue, Nov 07 2017 21:29:20Gone too soon my friend!!! Blessed to have shared the field with you as a teammate, competitor, friend and more importantly a brother. Praying for Brandy, Ryan and Brayden🙏🏽
- People said he was a class act:
- — mike taddow (@taddmike)Tue, Nov 07 2017 20:35:47in 2010, after throwing perfect game, roy halladay presented watches to everyone in the clubhouse & had box inscribed "we did it together"
- Fans celebrated his life:
- — Jake Cader (@CaderTot_)Tue, Nov 07 2017 21:23:21I don't think I've ever seen a more dominate pitcher than Roy Halladay on his A game, never had so much fun watching someone pitch. #RIPRoy
- Just this summer, Halladay was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame:
- — CDN Baseball HOF (@CDNBaseballHOF)Sat, Jun 24 2017 18:25:48
- Halladay had posted many pics and videos from aboard the plane. The manufacturer had used him in a promotional video:
- — Roy Halladay (@RoyHalladay)Fri, Oct 13 2017 20:25:36
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Former Blue Jays star Roy Halladay dies in plane crash
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