worst case scenario happened and it just breaks our hearts

dies in plane crash off Florida

(Reuters) Retired Major League canada goose Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay, who twice won the game top pitching award and threw one of only two no hitters in postseason history, died on Tuesday when Canada Goose Parka his small plane crashed off the west coast of central Florida. He was 40.

FILE PHOTO: Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Roy Halladay throws against the Tampa Bay Rays canada goose store in the first Canada Goose Online inning of their American League MLB baseball game in Toronto September 5, Canada Goose Outlet 2008. REUTERS/Adrien Veczan/File photo

An ICON canada goose clearance sale A5 single engine amphibian aircraft belonging to Halladay crashed into the Gulf of Mexico less than a mile offshore from the city of New Port canada goose black friday sale Richey, according to the Pasco County Sheriff uk canada goose Office.

were praying for the best, that it could be a search and rescue and we were just going to be taking him to the hospital, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said at a news conference. worst case scenario happened and it just breaks our hearts.

Halladay was alone in the plane and Canada Goose Jackets his body was recovered, Nocco said. He did not Canada Goose Coats On Sale send out any distress calls before the crash, which the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate, Nocco said.

Halladay pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies and retired in 2013 after a 15 year career. He won Canada Goose sale a Cy Young Award as best pitcher in both the American and National Leagues, was an eight time All Star and amassed 203 regular season victories.

In 2010, he pitched a no hitter for the Phillies in Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Cincinnati Reds. His feat came 54 years after Don Larsen threw a perfect game for the New York Yankees in the 1956 World Series.

A crew from the Pasco Sheriff's uk canada goose outlet office work at the scene of a plane crash where retired Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died, in New Port Richey, Florida, in this social media photo obtained November 7, 2017. Pasco Canada Goose online Sheriff's Office/Social media/Handout via REUTERS

Halladay recently bought the ICON A5 aircraft, the company canada goose uk shop said on Oct. 12 in a news release, which quoted Halladay canada goose uk black friday as saying canadian goose jacket he had dreamed about flying a plane since boyhood.

The company could not be reached for comment.

Halladay posted several photos of the plane on Twitter and said he pinched himself in anticipation of receiving it.

keep telling my dad flying the Icon A5 low over like it https://www.canadagoosetomall.com Canada Goose Outlet the water is like flying a buy canada goose jacket cheap fighter canada goose clearance jet! His response. I am flying a fighter jet!!, Halladay wrote on Twitter on Oct. 31.

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ARE NUMB Tributes to Halladay flowed in canada goose coats from across Major canada goose coats on sale League Baseball.

is impossible to express what he has meant to this franchise, the city cheap canada goose uk and its fans, the Blue Jays said in a statement. gunfighter Doc Holliday.

The Phillies, with whom he canada goose factory sale spent his final four seasons, said in a statement: are buy canada goose jacket numb over the very tragic news about Roy Halladay untimely death.

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred voiced condolences to his canada goose uk outlet family, including his wife and two sons.

Halladay, after his retirement from baseball, settled in the Tampa Bay area, according to the Tampa Bay Times. He helped coach baseball at Calvary Christian High School in the area, according to a statement on the school Facebook page.

was one of the nicest human beings, Nocco said. lot of times people talk about sports athletes and you cheap Canada Goose hear about egos or about, worrying about money and cars. That was not Roy.

Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles; Additional reporting by Colleen Jenkins in New York, Letitia Stein and Ben Klayman in Ann Arbor, Mich., Rory Carroll in Los Angeles and David Shepardson in Washington; Editing by Peter Cooney.

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