2-Time Cy Young Award Winner Roy Halladay Dies In Plane Crash

Roy Halladay reportedly owned the plane that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday

Authorities say former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay is dead after his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.

The sheriff's department in Pasco County, Fla., confirmed Halladay's body was found at the scene of the crash. He also threw the 20th flawless game in regular season history.

We are numb over the very tragic news about Roy Halladay's untimely death. The Icon A5 plane crashed in a shallow area, Nocco said.

Aside from aviation, Halladay helped coach several local youth baseball teams, including Calvary Christian High School's state champion team.

Halladay was a 6-foot-6 right-hander who was known for his durability and his command and became a two-time Cy Young Award victor and eight-time All-Star.

And now the beloved former Phillie and Blue Jays ace is gone. He also threw a no-hitter in his first career postseason start in Game 1 of the 2010 NLDS vs. the Reds.

Halladay is survived by his wife and two children.

In his first start with the Phils, Halladay allowed just one run in seven innings with nine strikeouts against the Nationals.

Halladay was well respected throughout the game.

Halladay, a star with the Phillies from 2010-2013, recently tweeted photos of himself flying. "Ill miss his presence and passion but, most of all, I will miss his intensity".

Legendary Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay has died in a plane crash, according to officials.

This is a developing story; more to follow.