Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay has died in a aircraft crash within the Gulf of Mexico.
The Pasco County Sheriff’s Division confirmed his demise after information that a aircraft owned by him had crashed.
The crash website is being guarded whereas the investigation continues into the trigger.
Halladay, forty, pitched sixteen seasons within the main leagues for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies, compiling a 203-a hundred and five report with a three.38 ERA. He pitched in three postseasons for the Phillies, going three-2 with a 2.37 ERA.
As a member of the Blue Jays, he gained the American League Cy Younger Award in 2003, and gained the Nationwide League Cy Younger for Philadelphia in 2010.
Halladay was a 2003 Blue Jays teammate of Cory Lidle, a Toronto pitcher whose aircraft crashed right into a residential constructing in New York Metropolis in 2006. Lidle was with the Yankees at that time.
Halladay’s greatest season got here in 2003, when he was 22-7 with a three.25 ERA for the Blue Jays. He went 21-10 with a 2.forty four ERA in 2010 for the Phillies.
He appeared in eight All-Star Video games — 5 for the AL with the Blue Jays in 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2008, and three for the NL with the Phillies in 2009, 2010 and 2011.