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Anthony Keith "Tony" Gwynn, Sr. (May 9, 1960 a?? June 16, 2014), nicknamed Mr. Padre and Captain Video, was an American professional baseball right fielder who played 20 seasons (1982a??2001) in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres. The left-handed hitting Gwynn won eight batting titles in his career, tied for the second-most in MLB history. He is considered one of the best and most consistent hitters in baseball history. He was a 15-time All-Star, recognized for his skills both on offense and defense with seven Silver Slugger Awards and five Gold Glove Awards. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007, his first year of eligibility.
Gwynn attended college at San Diego State University (SDSU), where he played both college baseball and college basketball for the San Diego State Aztecs. He was selected by the Padres in the third round of the 1981 MLB Draft as the 58th overall pick. Gwynn played in the only two World Series appearances in San Diego's franchise history. He had a .338 career batting average and never hit below .309 in any full season. Gwynn accumulated 3,141 career hits as a contact hitter.
Following his retirement, the Padres retired his jersey number 19 in 2004. He served as head baseball coach for the Aztecs. Gwynn died on June 16, 2014, after battling salivary gland cancer.

Gwynn was born in Los Angeles, California, to Charles and Vandella Gwynn. He grew up in Long Beach, California with older brother Charles, who became a teacher, and younger brother Chris, who also became an MLB player. Gwynn's father worked at a warehouse from 7:30 A.M. until 5:00 P.M., and he also coached Pop Warner football and Little League Baseball; his mother worked at the post office from 5:30 P.M. until 3:00 A.M. His parents instilled in him the value of being prepared. He filled his time playing mostly basketball, which was his favorite sport. Gwynn went to Los Angeles Dodgers games and watched his hero, Willie Davis. Davis was

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Revered milestones eluded Tony Gwynn and Matt Williams when MLB players went on strike 25 years ago

Where regret should linger, only indifference resides. These days, reliving the 1994 season makes Matt Williams feel simply one way. Old. “It was a loooong time ago, man, a long time,” Williams said. ...
Posted: August 13, 2019, 9:10 pm

Whicker: The terrible, no good baseball strike of 1994 was really a historical blip

They say Tony Gwynn could have hit .400 that year, and we don’t know that either. The World Series was scrapped, and somehow Americans hung onto pro and college football and their churches and each ...
Posted: August 16, 2019, 4:00 pm

Hoffman rattled early, Diamondbacks rout collapsing Rockies

In the comfort of Coors Field, he’s been an upgraded version of Tony Gwynn. On the road – merely average. Stats be damned, Blackmon once again added to his home totals Tuesday. Two doubles and ...
Posted: August 13, 2019, 9:12 pm
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