Halladay pitched 16 seasons, successful 203 video games.(Photo: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports)

Two-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay died when his single-engine airplane crashed within the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, in keeping with the Pasco Sheriff in Florida.

The airplane was registered to Halladay’s father crashed and plunged into water that was six toes deep, in keeping with police. Halladay was the lone pbadenger.

The Pasco Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit responded to a name at midday ET single-engine, light-sport clbad plane matching Halladay’s tail numbers was “upside down in shallow water” and that restoration efforts had been ongoing.


National Transportation Safety Board spokesperson Terry Williams advised USAT TODAY Sports that the company’s investigators are scheduled to reach on the scene of the crash Tuesday night.

“The FAA will release the aircraft registration after local authorities release that information. The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the accident,” FAA spokesperson Kathleen Bergen stated.

Halladay was 203-105 with a three.38 ERA in his profession and in 2010 turned solely the second pitcher to throw a no-hitter within the postseason.

His 16-year profession started in 1998 with the Toronto Blue Jays till 2009. He spent the his ultimate 4 seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies earlier than retiring in 2013. He was an eight-time All-Star and completed within the prime 5 of the Cy Young Award seven occasions. 

On May 29, 2010, Halladay pitched the 20th good recreation in baseball historical past, beating the then-Florida Marlins 1-Zero.

Less than 5 months in a while Oct. 6, 2010, he threw the second no-hitter in postseason historical past towards the Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 of the 2010 National League Division Series.

After the 2013 season, he signed a ceremonial one-day contract with the Blue Jays and introduced his retirement from baseball resulting from fixed again accidents. 

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