There’s been plenty of mourning after the death of former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay, who tragically died in a plane crash this afternoon.
Many of his former teammates and others have sent out their condolences:
I’m stunned to silence over the news of Roy Halladay. My thoughts and heart are with Brandy and the boys. Rest In Peace my friend.
— Charlie Manuel (@CMBaseball41) November 7, 2017
— Jake Diekman (@JakeDiekman) November 7, 2017
Gone too soon my friend!!! Blessed to have shared the field with you as a teammate, competitor, friend and more importantly a brother. Praying for Brandy, Ryan and Brayden🙏🏽
— Shane Victorino (@ShaneVictorino) November 7, 2017
One night I️ will never forget the intensity he pitched with and carried us to a victory🤙🏽🤙🏽🤙🏽all he did was compliment Chooch on calling a great game taking minimal credit…that’s who he was🤙🏽 https://t.co/ZXFZsRRtY8
— Shane Victorino (@ShaneVictorino) November 7, 2017
Such a sad day. We lost a great ball player but an even better human being. Many prayers to Brandy, Ryan, & Brayden. We will miss you Roy.
— Ryan Howard (@ryanhoward) November 7, 2017
Heart is broken to hear about Roy Halladay .great friend, teammate, father and husband. One of the best teammates ever! You will be missed !
— Roy Oswalt (@royoswalt44net) November 7, 2017
Heart broken- Roy was always the guy I looked up to in little league, in high school, in the bigs. So lucky to have been his teammate. Incredible husband, incredible dad, we will miss you Doc!
— Brad Lidge (@SlidersNSaves54) November 7, 2017
Devastating. One of my favorite teammates ever. The blueprint for what a competitor looks like.
RIP Roy Halladay. Heartbroken for his family
— Michael Young (@MikeyY626) November 7, 2017
Rip to the doc.. one of the best to ever do it. May you Rest In Peace 😞🙏🏽
— jp crawford (@jp_crawford) November 7, 2017
So saddened to hear about the passing of Roy Halladay.. prayers going out to his family during this tough time…
— Aaron Altherr (@AAltherr) November 7, 2017
Roy Halladay one of the greatest to put on a baseball uniform! My prayers are with his family so sad to see him go! You’re the man Doc
— Cameron Rupp (@CameronRupp) November 7, 2017
Praying for the Halladay family right now. So blessed to have met and learned from one of the best ever. RIP Doc you will be forever missed
— Andrew Knapp (@theknappyboy5) November 7, 2017
My heart is heavy hearing about Roy's crash. He made a difference in so many people's lives, including mine. May God bring peace to his fam.
— Mark Appel (@MAppel26) November 7, 2017
Game lost a good one today. Rest In Peace Doc. Forever a Philly legend. 🙏🏻
— Thomas Eshelman (@ThomasEshelman) November 7, 2017
Statement from the Blue Jays organization on the tragic passing of Roy Halladay: pic.twitter.com/Ih8D0RQE9p
— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) November 7, 2017
One of the best to ever do it. I had a front row seat to watch his greatness. RIP Doc. 🙏🏾 to Brandy and the kids.
— Vernon Wells (@VernonWells10) November 7, 2017
We were together in this journey as Canadian Baseball Hall of Famers, now you are gone. RIP Roy Halladay pic.twitter.com/x5Vv0r8djx
— Vladimir Guerrero (@VladGuerrero27) November 7, 2017
We lost another member of the Phillies family way to soon! My prayers go out to Doc’s wife and kids and his entire family! RIP Doc!
— John Kruk (@JohnKruk) November 7, 2017
There’s plenty of others as well:
The Eagles are saddened to learn of the passing of Phillies icon Roy Halladay. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/hyonhmVntj
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) November 7, 2017
We are deeply saddened by the tragic news of the passing of Roy Halladay. We extend our thoughts and condolences to his family & loved ones. pic.twitter.com/IH76mnQ1S5
— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) November 7, 2017
The 76ers organization is saddened to learn of the passing of Philadelphia Phillies great Roy Halladay. We extend our sincere condolences to his loved ones and our friends within the Phillies organization during this difficult time.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) November 7, 2017
We're saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Phillies legend Roy Halladay. Our thoughts are with his family & loved ones. pic.twitter.com/LMlxmoZw2u
— Philadelphia Union (@PhilaUnion) November 7, 2017
So incredibly saddened to hear about @RoyHalladay. Rest in peace brother. Gone way too soon.
— Claude Giroux (@28CGiroux) November 7, 2017
Very sad to hear of the passing of Roy Halladay. My favorite pitcher growing up watching the jays. Thoughts and prayers with his family. RIP
— Scott Laughton (@Laughts21) November 7, 2017
Growing up watching #32 take the mound every 5 days for the @BlueJays was a pleasure. He was an athlete I️ idolized. RIP Doc
— Logan Couture (@Logancouture) November 7, 2017
RIP to the greatest blue jay I ever got to watch play. Competed harder than anybody when he was on the mound! #32 #RIPDocHalladay
— Brendan Gallagher (@BGALLY17) November 7, 2017
In shock over the terrible news about Roy Halladay… a pitcher I grew up admiring & rooting for. Praying for his family & friends. #RIPDoc
— Mike Trout (@MikeTrout) November 7, 2017
I was at the playoff no hitter vs the Reds. Roy Halladay made it look easy that night. The greatest pitching performance I've ever witnessed
— Kevin Negandhi (@KNegandhiESPN) November 7, 2017
— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) November 7, 2017
I wanted to be Roy Halladay. I’m heartbroken, rest easy Doc.
— dan haren (@ithrow88) November 7, 2017
I only own like 5 signed jerseys, and I was so scared to ask him. He wrote that he liked watching ME pitch. What an honor pic.twitter.com/ufj4G8u5DD
— dan haren (@ithrow88) November 7, 2017
Watching Roy Halladay was one of the reasons I️ fell in love with pitching. Absolutely heartbreaking news. Prayers for his family
— Ben Heller (@BenHeller21) November 7, 2017
RIP to Roy Halladay. When I played baseball, I always wanted to pitch like “Doc”.
— Karl-Anthony Towns (@KarlTowns) November 7, 2017
RIP Roy Halladay.. a Toronto legend! Growing up I used to love watching Doc play, sad day for Toronto sports fans
— Tristan Thompson (@RealTristan13) November 7, 2017
I’m stunned. I just landed,opened up my phone,and saw the news about Roy Halladay. What a competitor, pitcher, and a humble Father. #RIP
— Paul Lo Duca (@paulloduca16) November 7, 2017
I can’t believe it. So many times we competed against each other and even while competing, I wanted to see you! My condolences to his family https://t.co/q5VGqQvoDu
— Pedro Martinez (@45PedroMartinez) November 7, 2017
RIP Roy Halladay, the greatest example of a true competitor and a true gentleman. May God Bless him and his family
— Huston Street (@HustonStreet) November 7, 2017
Devastating news about Roy Halladay…an unparalleled artist on the mound. I️ dropped everything to watch him work…Baseball’s heart hurts…😔 My deepest condolences to the Halladay family. #RIPDoc
— Jason Hammel (@HammelTime39) November 7, 2017
Honored to have had the opportunity to step in the box against the Hall of Famer Roy Halladay. Sick to my stomach to hear the news #RIP34 🙏
— Justin Turner (@redturn2) November 7, 2017
Oh my god man. Day ruined. Wow. Prayers with the entire Halladay family. This is awful! https://t.co/nrS2INJ231
— Marcus Stroman (@MStrooo6) November 7, 2017
Rest In Peace Doc Halladay. One of the best to ever do it. You will be missed.
— Dallas Keuchel (@kidkeuchy) November 7, 2017
I’m shocked to hear the news about Roy Halladay. Devastating. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
— Nick Swisher (@NickSwisher) November 7, 2017
We lost an MLB legend today in Roy Halladay! My heart breaks for him and his family. #RIPDoc
— Steven Souza Jr. (@SouzaJr) November 7, 2017
Saddened by the passing of
I declined to go to @Phillies game where he pitched No hitter in post season after that I said never again
Thank you for showing the world your talent
Prayers to your family
— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) November 7, 2017
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) November 7, 2017
Devastating news re Roy Halladay. A great competitor, and an even better person. Humble, caring, charitable. RIP
— Dan Shulman (@DShulman_ESPN) November 7, 2017
God damn't, No! Roy Halladay, one of the most dominant pitchers to ever toe the rubber and always generous to his legion of fans. RIP
— Miles Teller (@Miles_Teller) November 7, 2017
Great pitcher and super guy gone too soon. RIP, Roy Halladay. pic.twitter.com/NKoU8R0xpv
— Norm Kelly (@norm) November 7, 2017
— Toronto Sun (@TheTorontoSun) November 7, 2017
Our hearts and prayers go out to Roy Halladay’s family and friends. https://t.co/9vEXg9WHUX
— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) November 7, 2017
We are saddened to learn of the passing of MLB great Roy Halladay. We send our sincerest condolences to his friends and loved ones. pic.twitter.com/hs84dGoGl0
— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) November 7, 2017
We're saddened by the tragic loss of Colorado native & former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay. We send our deepest condolences to Roy's loved ones. pic.twitter.com/GQg1V07ORj
— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) November 7, 2017
We join the rest of the baseball world in mourning today’s tragic passing of Roy Halladay. We send our heartfelt condolences to Roy’s family, friends and fans at this difficult time.
— Houston Astros (@astros) November 7, 2017
We send our condolences to Roy Halladay’s family and friends. May he Rest in Peace. https://t.co/mDgIIV6H7o
— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) November 7, 2017
It was our honor to share a field with the incredible Roy Halladay. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and fans. pic.twitter.com/rwtSYsgpgm
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) November 7, 2017
We are saddened by the tragic news that Roy Halladay, 2-time Cy Young Award winner & 8-time All-Star, has died in a plane crash. He was 40. pic.twitter.com/SOFv3bOLyt
— MLB (@MLB) November 7, 2017
We extend our thoughts & prayers to the family & loved ones of Roy Halladay during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/gOF5KgPDgL
— MiLB.com (@MiLB) November 7, 2017
Roy Halladay's cap and ball from his 2010 perfect game. His legacy lives on in Cooperstown. Rest in peace, Doc. pic.twitter.com/PqASdhK8bf
— Baseball Hall ⚾ (@baseballhall) November 7, 2017