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Tony Gwynn Has Passed Away at the Age of 54

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Tony Gwynn, who spent his entire 20-year MLB career with the San Diego Padres, passed away at the age of 54 after a battle with cancer, according to his agent Barry Bloom. A career .338 hitter with 15 All-Star appearances and five Gold Gloves, Gwynn was a elected as a first-ballot Hall of Famer in 2007, and spent the last 12 seasons as head baseball coach at San Diego State University.

Last year, Gwynn talked about his approach to hitting:

And this is a snippet of his 1997 conversation with Ted Williams:

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