Hall of Fame says San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:52 AM
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In this June 11, 2013, photo, Hall-of-Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn, left, watches with Padres manager Bud Black as Padres players prepare for a baseball game in San Diego.

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SAN DIEGO — Hall of Fame says San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54.

According to mlb.com: "Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, the greatest Padres player and arguably the best Major League hitter of the latter part of the 20th century, has passed away. Gwynn, who was 54, had been battling salivary gland cancer."

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