Rest in Peace, Roy.
Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay tragically passed away in a plane crash over the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday afternoon. He was just 40 years old. Halladay played in Toronto for the majority of his career, from from 1998 to 2009, before being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies where he finished his career from 2010 to 2013.
Halladay was a fantastic pitcher and an even better human being. He won the National League Cy Young Award in 2010, a year in which he pitched both a perfect game and a postseason no-hitter.
The support for Halladay and his family came pouring out on Tuesday afternoon and hasn’t stopped since. Former teammates, opponents, and fans from across the sports world were all touched by Halladay’s tragic passing.
The Toronto Maple Leafs paid tribute to Roy Halladay prior to their game on Wednesday night.
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) November 9, 2017
Here is a video of their tribute and moment of silence.
The Philadelphia Flyers and captain Claude Giroux offered their support in these trying times. They will also honor Halladay before Thursday night’s game.
So incredibly saddened to hear about @RoyHalladay. Rest in peace brother. Gone way too soon.
— Claude Giroux (@28CGiroux) November 7, 2017
Rest in Peace, Doc.
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