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Chart: Tony Gwynn by the numbers

  • June 16, 2014 - 11:36 PM

TONY GWYNN BY THE NUMBERS

20

Major league seasons (1982-2001), all with the San Diego Padres. He played for San Diego State in college and coached the Aztecs after his playing career was over.

 

.338

Gwynn’s career batting average. He hit .289 as a rookie, then hit over .300 each of his remaining seasons, including a career-high .394 in the strike-shortened 1994 season.

 

3,141

Career hits, good for 18th all-time. The eight-time NL batting champion recorded five 200-hit seasons and recorded his 3,000th career hit at Montreal on Aug. 6, 1999.

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