Former star MLB pitcher Roy Halladay dies in plane crash

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

Two-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay was killed Tuesday when his single-engine plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. Halladay was the only person on board when the single-engine plane, registered to his father, went down in six-foot-deep water and flipped upside down. Halladay retired after the 2013 season due to constant back injuries. Halladay played Major League baseball for 16 years, first with the Toronto Blue Jays and then with the Philadelphia Phillies. An eight-time All-Star, he pitched the 20th perfect game in baseball history in 2010, and less than five months later, he pitched the second no-hitter in postseason history.

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