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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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Awards of Distinction Honorees Announced for the 2016 Women Who Mean Business Awards – Purchase Your Table Today!

president and CEO for Gwynn Foods, wife of the late baseball great Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, and president of the Tony and Alicia Gwynn Foundation. Irene Oberbauer will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Irene has been a dedicated volunteer and ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 1:27 pm

Finally! The Cubs' six darkest days lead to their brightest

Right through the wickets it went, and Martinez scored from second. It got worse. Wiggins singled. Tony Gwynn doubled in Flannery and Wiggins. Garvey singled in Gwynn. Finally, after the Padres had put up their sixth run of the game and fourth of the ...
Posted: October 22, 2016, 8:24 pm

Padres: Tony Gwynn Welcomed by California HOF, It’s About Time

Earlier this month, Tony Gwynn was inducted into the California Hall of Fame. It is about time the Padres’ legend is recognized by more than the team. It goes without saying that Tony Gwynn was one of the best if not the best ever to put on a San Diego ...
Posted: October 24, 2016, 9:42 pm
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