Monday, June 16, 2014

Tony Gwynn 1960-2014

Tony Gwynn, who played baseball for the San Diego Padres for his entire 20-year major league career, has died of salivary gland cancer.  Before turning pro, he had played baseball for three years and basketball for four years at San Diego State University.  As a major leaguer, Gwynn posted a career batting average of .338 and won 5 Gold Gloves.  After retiring from the Padres, he returned to SDSU to coach baseball.  Gwynn is survived by his wife, his daughter and his son Tony Gwynn Jr., who currently plays for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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