Via: TV Guide
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.
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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Posted: June 16th, 2014