Tony Gwynn

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Birthday
9, 1960
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jun 16, 2014 (54)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1960
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jun 16, 2014 (54)

About

8-time National League batting champion and 15-time MLB All-Star who played twenty seasons for the San Diego Padres.

Before Fame

He set basketball records at San Diego State for most assists in a season and career.

Trivia

He batted .338 over his career and recorded a total of 3,141 hits, becoming a member of the prestigious 3,000-hit club.

Family Life

He married Alicia in June, 1981 and the couple had their first son Tony a year later.

Associated With

He and Pete Rose are considered to be two of the best contact hitters in MLB history; both became members of the 3,000-hit club.