Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54
Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn died Monday morning after a long battle with cancer.
He was 54.
Gwynn was surrounded by his family at Pomerado Hospital in Poway, Calif., when he died.
Gwynn spent his entire Hall of Fame career with the San Diego Padres from 1982-2001. He had 3,141 hits and a career .338 batting average (18th best all-time) in 2,440 games. He batted above .300 in 19 of his 20 major league seasons, including .394 in 1994.
Gwynn was a 15-time All-Star, won eight batting titles, five Gold Glove Awards and was inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007.
Gwynn, who won eight batting titles and five Gold Glove Awards, was a 15-time All-Star. He was inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007.
He will be sorely missed.
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