Singer and music icon Prince passed away on Thursday at the age of 57. Multiple players and teams took to twitter to pay tribute and react Prince’s death.
This is so tragic. First MJ and now Prince! Two icons gone too soon!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 21, 2016
Following the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves the Dodgers are now on their way to Colorado to face the Rockies. On the flight there, the team decided to honor Prince in their own way.
Tributing Prince on this flight from ATL to COL #RIP
— Ross Stripling (@RossStripling) April 21, 2016
— Justin Turner (@redturn2) April 21, 2016
Love it. Guys playing Prince on the plane. #RIPPrince.
— Alanna Rizzo (@alannarizzo) April 21, 2016
Once they arrived they continued Prince’s tribute on the team bus:
— Adrian Gonzalez (@Adrian_ElTitan) April 22, 2016
MLB teams and players from around the league also paid tribute to Prince:
— keithlaw (@keithlaw) April 21, 2016
Fitting that it's raining in Minneapolis today. pic.twitter.com/s5KFurDhHi
— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) April 21, 2016
— ricky nolasco (@RNolasco47) April 21, 2016
RIP Prince. Baby you're gone much too fast
— Phil Hughes (@PJHughes45) April 21, 2016
— Dexter Fowler (@DexterFowler) April 21, 2016
The NFL posted a short film on Prince’s epic Super Bowl XLI performance:
— NFL (@NFL) April 21, 2016
And even President Barack Obama had words for the late great artist:
— Stratos Safioleas (@stratosathens) April 21, 2016