Local authorities confirmed that former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay 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.
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