The long-time San Diego Padres outfielder had been on medical leave since late March from his job as baseball coach at San Diego State. Gwynn had battled cancer since 2010. The sweet-swinging, left-hander racked up three-thousand-141 hits during his illustrious 20-year Major League career. The Padres released a statement saying "we are terribly sad to say goodbye to our teammate, our friend and a legend, Tony Gwynn. Rest in peace, Mr. Padre."
"19 Seconds of Silence for Tony Gwynn" CLICK HERE to see photos from June 18th game at Petco Park where fans took part in this solemn event and watched a special video tribute to Tony. The Padres had "19" cut into the grass in right field and for the rest of the season, players will wear a "19" patch on their uniforms.
LaDona talks with Dave Dravecky about Tony Gwynn!
LaDona and Cliff talk with Larry Lucchino about Tony Gwynn!
LaDona talked with XTRA Sports host Ben Higgins about Tony Gwynn!
LaDona talked with former Padres announcer Bob Chandler about Tony Gwynn!
LaDona talked with Randy Jones about Tony Gwynn!
LaDona talked with Josh Lewin about Tony Gwynn!
LaDona talked with Jeff Dotseth about Tony Gwynn!
LaDona talked with Todd Gloria about Tony Gwynn!
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