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7 Nov 2017

Former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay dies at 40 in plane crash

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November 7, 2017 Category: Local, Sports Posted by:

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Local authorities confirmed that former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay, 40,  has died after a plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.

During a press conference, police confirmed that one body had been recovered after a small, single-engine plane crashed off the coast of Florida. The plane was registered in Halladay’s name, and his body was later recovered.

Halladay was a two-time Cy Young Award winning pitcher and an eight-time MLB All-Star during his career with the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies.

We are saddened by the tragic news that Roy Halladay, 2-time Cy Young Award winner & 8-time All-Star, has died in a plane crash. He was 40. pic.twitter.com/SOFv3bOLyt

— MLB (@MLB) November 7, 2017

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