Tony Gwynn, Hall of Fame Baseball Player, Dies at 54

Via: TV Guide

Tony Gwynn | Photo Credits: Susan Ragan/Landov

San Diego Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died, Major League Baseball’s commissioner announced. He was 54. 

Gwynn passed away at a Poway, Calif. hospital after battling cancer. 

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The California native, nicknamed Mr. Padre, joined the franchise in 1982. Two years later he won his first batting title, with a batting average of .351. That year he helped lead the Padres to their first World Series where they lost to the Detroit Tigers. Gwynn went on to become an eight-time National League batting champion.

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