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Tony Gwynn Passes Away at 54


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#1 bigfetz

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Posted June 16, 2014 - 04:35 PM

Guy was my idol when I was a kid in San Diego. Always wore his jersey. Sad to see him go so soon. 



#2 soldier4death

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Posted June 16, 2014 - 05:41 PM

Wow some sad news. Always respected his wholesome style of play.

#3 TKainZero

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Posted June 16, 2014 - 07:19 PM

one of the best hitters ever...

Far too young...

Oral Cancer... Chewing Tabaco....

 

 

54...

younger than my dad...

Just terrible...



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Posted June 17, 2014 - 12:12 AM

RIP.......the best hitter i've ever seen that wasn't on steroids



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Posted June 17, 2014 - 06:40 AM

He had a awful last couple of years as well.  Unfair how a quality human being like him got taken out so terribly.



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Posted June 17, 2014 - 07:01 AM

Yeah, read up on him yesterday and his last few years were pretty bad. Lost 80lb at one point when put on a liquid diet, lost the ability to taste food at another, dealt with cancer.

RIP.

.338 career hitter, 3,000+ hits, rarely struck out, one of the best hitters.

#7 thrilla86

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Posted June 17, 2014 - 08:25 AM

Best hitter since Ted Williams.

 

We will never see a more complete hitter in today's game. 



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Posted June 17, 2014 - 09:31 AM

RIP one of the greatest hitters. Praying for ya fam and loved ones.


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#9 TKainZero

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Posted June 18, 2014 - 02:20 PM

Puig should watch tape of tony taking pitches


Only stuck out 400 something times over his entire career... Never struck out more than 40 times in a season... Amazing...
Just mind blowing




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