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Tony Gwynn leaves us too soon, but never forget his drive for p…

Tony Gwynn leaves us too soon, but never forget his drive for perfection and chase for .400 in 1994

Bud Black is now the manager of the San Diego Padres, a team that was the beneficiary of Tony Gwynn's grace and talent for two decades, and this is what Black told me on Monday when he learned of Gwynn's death from cancer at the age of 54.
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  • Video - Tony Gwynn's Lasting Legacy 03:47

    Tony Gwynn's Lasting Legacy

    Jun 16
    Tim Kurkjian remembers the life of Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who won eight National League batting titles as one of baseball's greatest contact hitters.
  • Video - Remembering Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn 03:18

    Remembering Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn

    Jun 16
    Buster Olney discusses the life and legacy of Padres icon and 15-time All-Star Tony Gwynn, who has died at the age of 54. Gwynn collected 3,141 hits during a Hall of Fame career.
  • Video - Tremendous Loss For Baseball 05:40

    Tremendous Loss For Baseball

    Jun 16
    1993 World Series hero Joe Carter remembers former Padres teammate Tony Gwynn for his infectious smile, precision with a baseball bat and impact on the game.
  • Video - Hall Of Famer Gwynn Dies At 54 03:08

    Hall Of Famer Gwynn Dies At 54

    Jun 16
    Doug Glanville remembers Padres Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn, who has died of cancer at the age of 54. Gwynn had a career .338 batting average and won eight National League batting titles.

Sports Columnists

  • 2014 NBA Finals: Spurs are thinking way ahead

    Jun 16
    Boris Diaw's difference-making playoff outings come after a long career of ups and downs, Marc Stein writes.
  • Stein: How Spurs are preparing for the future

    Jun 16
    The Spurs are preparing for life with or without Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan, Marc Stein writes.