"He was one in a million".
Halladay's plane crashed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico.
According to the Pasco Sheriff's Office, there were no mayday calls sent out prior to the crash. No survivors were found. "Flying really low and you could just tell it was going down", she said of the plane".
An eight-time all-star and two time Cy Young Winner, Halladay played for the Blue Jays between 1998 and 2009 and the Philadelphia Phillies from 2010 to 2013. The Icon A5 plane crashed in a shallow area, Nocco said. On October 13, he tweeted that he had dreamed about owning an A5 since he retired and said, "Real life is better than my dreams!" "Not only is it the safest and easiest aircraft Ive ever flown, it is hands-down the most fun".
The Pasco Sheriff's Office held a press conference confirming the death of Halladay.
Halladay was a former eight-time All-Star and two-time Cy Young Award victor.
In heartbreaking footage, Halladay's wife expressed her early trepidation of her husband's passion.
The ex-Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies star was flying a light aircraft when it came down in the Gulf of Mexico. He claims the rare title of being one of only two players in Major League Baseball history to throw a no-hitter in the playoffs.
FORMER baseball player Roy "Doc" Halladay has died aged 49 in a plane crash.
This is a developing story.